The Malayalam movie Happy Wedding, which hit the silver screens in 2016, is all set to be remade in Tamil with Udhayanidhi Stalin playing the lead role. The Malayalam film was directed by Omar Lulu and starred Premam fame Siju Wilson, Sharafudheen, Soubin Shahir, and Justin John in the lead roles. Produced by Nazir Ali under his banner Ozone Productions, Happy Wedding was a box office success which emerged as a super hit and enjoyed the theatrical run for more than 100 days. Though the film was made on a small budget, it earned huge profits. The news about the remake was shared by the filmâ€™s director Omar Lulu with a picture of himself posing with Udhayanidhi Stalin.
It may be mentioned here that Udhayanidhi Stalin is currently busy playing the lead role in Nimir, which is the remake of the blockbuster Malayalam movie Maheshite Prathikaaram. The film is being directed by Priyadarshan and is in the post production mode. Nimir is slated to hit the silver screens on January 26th to cash in on the long Republic Day weekend. While his earlier films have been produced by his own banner, Nimir has been bankrolled by Santhosh T Kuruvilla under his banner Moonshot Entertainment. Namith Pramod and Parvathy Nair play the female leads in this movie. Apart from this film, Udhayanidhi Stalin also has Kanne Kalaimanne and 7 Kinaru in his kitty.
Udhayanidhi Stalin entered the film industry a producer and after bankrolling a few films, he went on to make a cameo appearance in the Suriya starrer Aadhavan. He then made his debut as hero with Oru Kal Oru Kannadi which went on to become a big hit. Some of the other films in which he played the lead role include Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal, Nanbenda, Gethu and Manithan.
With the actor starring in two back-to-back Malayalam remakes, it looks like he is keen on remaking smash hit Malayalam movies into Tamil.