Prashanth to remake ‘Special 26′ in Tamil


Prashanth to remake ‘Special 26′ in Tamil

It was director R Madhesh, a former associate of Shankar, who produced Prashanth starrer ‘Chocolate‘. Earlier, he was the co-director for ‘Jeans’, in which Prashanth played the dual protagonists.

And now, after a long break, the two are set to come together again. After the release of his comeback movie ‘Saahasam’, Prashanth will act in a movie to be directed by Madhesh.
Interestingly, it will be a remake of Hindi hit ‘Special 26. Confirming the development, Prashanth says his father Thiyagarajan has acquired the remake rights and works would start soon.

Special 26‘, also known as ‘Special Chabbis‘, is a 2013 Indian thriller heist film directed by Neeraj Pandey. It stars Akshay Kumar in the lead role with Manoj Bajpayee, Anupam Kher, Kajal Aggarwal, Jimmy Shergill and Divya Dutta in supporting roles.

The film is inspired by the 1987 Opera House heist where a group posing as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers executed an income tax raid on the jeweller in Mumbai. ‘Special 26′ won widespread critical acclaim and was regarded as one of the best films of 2013.

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