Shooting of this film is supposed to commence in Goa from November 9.

Remake of Prabhudhevas Charlie Chaplin in the offing Digital Native
Flix Entertainment Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 17:40

With nearly half a dozen projects in his kitty, Prabhudheva has become one of the busiest actors in Tamil filmdom. Last seen on screen in Tamil-Hindi bilingual horror-comedy Devi, he’s currently shooting for director Vijay’s yet-untitled new project. Apparently, he has recently signed a project with director Sakthi Chidambaram and it’s rumoured to be the remake of Prabhu’s comedy film Charlie Chaplin, released over a decade ago.

According to a Deccan Chronicle report, “The team has been dabbling with the idea of a sequel for some time now and has started the pre-production work for the same. Tanya Ravichandran of Brindavanam fame and Nikki Galrani have been roped in to play the female leads alongside Prabhudheva, who was also part of Charlie Chaplin.”

The report further adds that the movie will be produced by T Siva of Amma Creations production house. Shooting of this film will commence in Goa from November 9. Music director Amresh, who rose to fame with Motta Siva Ketta Siva, will be scoring the tunes for this movie. The first part featured Prabhudheva, Prabhu, Abirami and Gayathri Raghuram in the lead roles. Following its success, it was remade in six languages.  

On the career front, Prabhudheva has wrapped up shooting for Karthik Subbaraj’s silent film Mercury. He also finished shooting for two other Tamil projects Eng Mung Sung and Gulebakavali, which has been confirmed to release for Pongal 2018. In Eng Mung Sung, he plays a martial arts artiste and he underwent a crash course in China to learn the popular form of fighting.

Amidst his acting assignments, he was supposed to direct a film called Karuppu Raja Vella Raja and it was launched with Vishal, Karthi and Sayyeshaa in the lead. The film has been written by late Tamil writer-filmmaker Subash, best for helming Vijayakanth-starrer Sathriyan and penning the story of Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express. At the launch of the film in April, Prabhudheva had told reporters that he would like to dedicate the film to his late friend Subash. For reasons unknown, the film has been put on the back-burner. There are also rumours that Prabhudheva might work on a sequel to director Vijay’s Devi. While the project might not take off immediately, it is quite possible that the director-actor duo might collaborate next year. In fact, the ending of Devi suggested that a sequel is in the offing. 

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