The Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi starrer Vikram Vedha, a neo-noir thriller, was one of the most successful Tamil films last year. It will be remade in Hindi, its makers have confirmed.
The husband and wife duo Pushkar-Gayatri, who made the Tamil version will be remaking the film in Hindi.
In their official statement, Y Not Studios said that they are teaming up with Reliance Entertainment and Neeraj Pandey’s Plan C Studios for the Hindi remake.
“After our two successful co-productions in Hindi, Saala Khadoos & Shubh Mangal Saavdhan with Rajkumar Hirani & Anand L. Rai respectively, we at YNot Studios are super excited to join hands with Anil D. Ambani led Reliance Entertainment and its partners Plan C studios spearheaded by the dynamic Neeraj Pandey for our third production, to be directed by Pushkar and Gayatri," said Y Not Studios in their official statement.
The Hindi remake will be produced by Y Not Studios and Plan C Sudios which is a collaboration of Reliance Entertainment, and Neeraj Pandey and Shital Bhatia’s Friday Filmworks. Plan C Studios have made films like Rustom (2016), Naam Shabana (2017) and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha (2017). According to Mumbai Mirror, the makers are currently waiting for Neeraj Pandey to finish the script before pitching it to A-list actors.
“After the release of the Tamil original many of them reached out to S Sashikanth (Y Not Studios) to partner with him on the Hindi remake. The film can easily be made with any good talent but stars guarantee a wider reach which is what the idea of the remake is,” says Shibasish Sarkar, COO, Reliance Entertainment.
Pushkar and Gayatri who directed the Tamil movie will also direct the Hindi version.
Deadly ,dangerous, and dynamic – that’s how Vijay Sethupathi and R. Madhavan are presented in Vikram Vedha .It’s an edge-of-the-seat thriller based on the mythical tale of King Vikramadityan and the demon Vethal. It's an exploration of the grey space between good and evil. The film is about an encounter specialist Vikram played by Maddy and a gangster Vedha played by Vijay Sethupathi.
The film had Shraddha Srinath, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Kathir in crucial roles. Sam CS had scored music for this flick with PS Vinod as the cinematographer and Richard Kevin editing it. The film, which released on July 21, released in over 350 screens in Tamil Nadu. The film witnessed 90 per cent occupancy in theatres on its opening day and collected Rs 50 crore by August.
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