It is a known fact that Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan and Kannada actor-director Ramesh Aravind has teamed up again for a bilingual flick, which will be made in Kannada and Tamil. The hit combination of Rama Shama Bhama has joined their hands after seven years.
Kamal Hassan, who was in Bangalore last week, has confirmed the
same. The actor was in the city for the promotion of his
forthcoming movie Vishwaroopam 2. He also expressed his
happiness for working with Ramesh Aravind, for a Kannada
Now, latest we hear is, director Ramesh has confirmed that the
bilingual movie will take off in November. Speaking to leading
daily Ramesh said, "Now that Kamalji has wrapped up
Vishwaroopam 2, and I haven't signed any Kannada film, we
can concentrate on this project, which will take off in
He also said that he will not be acting in the movie, but he
concentrates only on the direction part. Ramesh, who has acted in
more than 40 films in Tamil language, will be debuting as the
director with the movie. It is said that along with Kannada and
Tamil, the movie will also be made in Hindi. The Tamil version of
the movie is titled as Uttama Villan.
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Me And Kamalji Think Alike
Ramesh said, "Every time Kamalji and I work together, we have a
rollicking time. We think alike and are open to new ideas."
Kamal Hassan Is A Seasoned Actor
"We welcome improvisations on the set. As a director, half of my
job is accomplished because Kamal sir is such a
seasoned actor," Ramesh added.
I Will Never Take Advantage Of Kamalji's Friendship
Talking about their friendship, Ramesh Aravind said, "I'll never
take advantage of my friendship with him. We're thorough
professionals and tread this ground very carefully."
Rama Shama Bhama Was Longest Part Of Kamal's Life
Ramesh also said, "When we did Rama Shama Bhama,
Kamalji said it was the longest party of his life. That's how I
intend to keep it this time too."
Duo Acted In Few Movies
Kamal Hassan and Ramesh Aravind has shared the screen space in
few movies - Panchathantra, Sathi
Leelavathi, Rama Shama Bhama and Manamdhan
Ramesh Supported Vishwaroopam
Ramesh had openly pledged his support and he was seen promoting
the Tamil film Vishwaroopam, when Kamal Hassan was in
Asin Roped In For Uthama Villan!
Sources said that Malayalee beauty Asin Thottumkal, who was
paired opposite Kamal in Dashavatharam, is likely to play
the female lead in Uthama Villan.