Superstar Akshay Kumar would play the role Southern Superstar, Vijay in the official Hindi remake of Vijay’s Kaththi which was directed by Ace director AR Murugadoss.
Akshay Kumar in Hindi Remake of Vijay’s Kaththi
After giving the super impressive teaser of ‘Airlift’, Superstar Akshay Kumar has given exciting news to his fans as the actor would be seen in the official remake of Tamil blockbuster, Kaththi which starred Vijay in double role, Samantha and Neil Nitin Mukesh. The movie would be on floor around April, 2016 and would be directed by debutant Jagan.
Kaththi released on October 22, 2014 and Murugadoss directed the Vijay starrer which went on to become biggest tamil hit of 2014. Kaththi is story of duplicates played by Vijay who fight against the critical issue of farmers’ committing suicide due to corporate encroachment.
Akshay Kumar would collaborate with Murugadoss for the second time, first being ‘Holiday’ which was a remake to another Vijay starrer ‘Thupakki’ and it went on to become one of the biggest grosser for Akshay Kumar.The actress for the Hindi version of Kaththi is not decided yet.
Akshay kumar is not alien to remakes as he has done umpteen remakes of South and recently to hollywood’s ‘Warriors’ which was Brothers. Akki has done movies like Rowdy Rathore, Holiday, Boss and Gabbar is back which are remake to southern superhits. We expect another sensational flick like holiday from Akshay-Murugadoss collaboration.