Prithviraj Sukumaran to start shooting for Malayalam remake of Andhadhun
Prithviraj Sukumaran will play the lead role in the Malayalam remake of the blockbuster Hindi movie Andhadhun, which will be directed by Ravi K Chandran.
Prithviraj Sukumaran will play the lead role in the Malayalam remake of the blockbuster Hindi movie Andhadhun, which will be directed by Ravi K Chandran. According to reports, Prithviraj is likely to shoot for the remake from January 27.
The major portion of the film will be shot in and around Kerala and there are also reports that actors Ahaana Krishna and Mamta Mohandas have been approached to play the female leads. An official announcement regarding the cast and crew will be made soon.
Andhadhun is a black-comedy thriller starring Ayushmann Khuranna, Radhika Apte and Tabu. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, it is one of the most acclaimed films in Indian cinema in recent years. The film won several awards including three at the national level. Ayushmann’s stellar performance won him the National Award for Best Actor. Andhadhun also won the award for Best Hindi film and Best Adapted Screenplay. Besides the critical acclaim, the movie was a huge commercial success as well.
The film is also getting remade in Tamil and Telugu languages. In Tamil, Prashanth will be playing the lead role. The actor’s father Thiagarajan has bagged the remake rights officially. Titled Andhagan, the film will be directed by Ponmagal Vandhal fame JJ Fredrick. The film will go on floors in the third week of January and will be shot in Chennai and Puducherry. The climax of the film will be shot in London.
The Telugu version of Andhadhun will be directed by Merlapaka Gandhi. Nithiin, Nabha Natesh and Tamannaah Bhatia have been signed to play the lead roles.