Akshay Kumar to be roped in Thuppakki remake

Mumbai: Akshay Kumar’s kite is aptly and successfully flying very high in the sky after back to back superhits – Hosuefull 2 and Rowdy Rathore. Both the movies made business more than Rs. 100 crores at the box office. Rowdy Rathore is still going strong at the ticket window. It made many renowned filmmakers jealous of the success of the film as we found them talking against the movie.

The latest about Akshay Kumar is that the brilliant actor will now be seen in a regional movie. If the rumors are to be believed then Akshay will be featured in the Hindi remake of the hit Tamil movie Thuppakki directed by the renowned Tamil director A.R. Murugadoss. It has been learnt that Murugadoss is also scheduled to direct the Hindi version. When approached for the confirmation, both the director and the actor were unavailable for the comments.

The reports have it that the shooting of the Tamil version is presently progressing in Mumbai and Pune. The film stars Kajal Aggarwal and Vijay in main leads. In the movie, Vijay plays the part of an encounter specialist whereas Kajal is his love interest. As per the reports, the movie may hit the screens in August this year.

The remake of this movie shares a common thing also between Murugodoss and Akshay Kumar. The Hindi version of the film will be the second remake for the director Murugadoss, who also showed his brilliant directorial skills in making Ghajini (Hindi) which was also the remake of a Tamil film. Akshay starrer film will also be the second remake of a regional movie for him post Rowdy Rathore (which is also a remake of a south film).

Well, let’s wait and see when they both – Akshay and A .R. Murugodoss confirm the reports of the film.

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