Vashu Bhagnani’s Pooja Entertainment & films Ltd is all geared up for the release of their upcoming Tamil film “Kolaiyuthir Kaalam” staring south superstar Nayanthara. However, even before the film’s release, Pooja films have expressed interest in remaking the movie in Bollywood for a wider audience. Their next untitled Hindi project will star Prabhu Dheva, Tamannah Bhatia and Bhumika Chawla in the lead roles.
“Our first film Coolie no.1 (1995) was a remake of a Tamil film Chinna Mapillai, and it became a cult. Today after 21 years we are again venturing into making a remake of a Tamil film and are really excited for this one. After making handful of comedy films, now we want to explore different genres and this thriller is something that excited all of us. With Tamannah Bhatia’s chemistry with Prabhudeva and a brilliant script in hand, the shooting has already commenced in London. ” Says Vashu Bhagnani
Talking about it actress Tamannah Bhatia says, ” I am happy to get associated with Puja Entertainment and Mr. Vashu Bhagnani. I have previously worked with them so its more like a home coming. The film is a woman centric thriller which I have never attempted before this. It’s completely new for me and I am am quite excited about it. We have a strong team mixed with Indian and foreign technicians and shooting in London is just amazing.
Prabhu deva says “When I was narrated the script ,i was taken aback- it was a very different kind of a role ,even i didn’t expect myself to be playing a character like this – its d first time i am essaying an antagonist”
The film is a remake of Tamil film Kolaiyuthir Kaalam a thriller which is a ferociously terrifying tale of a young lady played by Tamannah Bhatia. The film is produced by Vashu Bhagnani and Deepshikha Deshmukh, it is directed by Chakri Toleti and stars Prabhu Dheva and Tamannah Bhatia.