Prakash Raj to remake ‘Natsamrat’?Published: March 19, 2016
The director in Prakash Raj is active again after a break. The National Award winning actor, it is learnt, is planning to remake critically acclaimed Marathi movie ‘Natsamrat’ in Tamil.
If sources are to be beleieved, Prakash, who will also produce the movie, will play the lead role (made memorable by Nana Patekar in the original) besides wielding the megaphone.
‘Natsamrat’ is directed by Mahesh Manjrekar and produced by Nana Patekar and Vishwas Joshi under the banner of Great Maratha Entertainment, Gajanan Chitra and Fincraft Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
The film was officially released on 1 January 2016 and was the highest grossing film in Marathi cinema at the time. It depicts the life of an actor who has retired from acting but is unable to forget his fond memories of theatre and the stage.