Ever since actor-producer Thyagarajan procured the remake rights of the blockbuster hit flick, Queen, there have been speculations on who would be reprising Kangana Ranautâ€™s role.
While several names cropped up, Nayanthara was seen apt for the role. However, it is now almost certain that she wouldnâ€™t be taking up the project.
Sources from the industry said that Nayanthara was approached to play the main role but she refused due to date issues. The actress has a long line-up of films needing her attention including Kashmora and Iru Mugan.
As Queen team requires many days of shooting, the actress was not very keen to sign the film, report sources.
The critically acclaimed film went on to win several awards and most prominent among it happens to be the National Award for Best Film and Best Actress.
Sources said that popular actress and filmmaker Suhasini Mani Ratnam will be penning the script for the remake while Revathy will be donning the directorâ€™s robes.
Thyagarajan is planning to produce the film in Tamil and Telugu. Queen is a comedy drama that was premiered at the Busan International Film Festival.
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