Karan Johar-Mani Rathnam-Rahman team upPublished: December 31, 2015
Finally, the official word is out that Bollywood’s most reputed producer-filmmaker under the home banner of Dharma Productions has collaborated with Mani Ratnam for the Hindi remake of ‘O Kadhal Kanmani’.
As known earlier, the most celebrated ‘Aashiqui 2’ couple – Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor will be seen playing the lead roles, reprising the characters of Arjun and Tara, which were played by Dulquer Salman and Nithya Menen.
The news was confirmed by Karan Johar on his micro-blogging page before few minutes saying, “Honored to collaborate with Mani Ratnam on the recreation of his labour of love….directed by Shaad Ali….@DharmaMovies..cast coming up! Mani Ratnam…Gulzarsaab…AR Rahman…Shaad and us present ADITYA ROY KAPUR and SHRADDHA KAPOOR in the official recreation of #okkanmani” (SIC)….
As cited, the Hindi remake will be directed by Shaad Ali and others in the cast including who will be playing the roles of Prakash Raj and Leela will be confirmed shortly.