It is well-known that Ramesh Aravind and Tamil superstar Kamal Hassan share good friendship. It was witnessed earlier this year when the former stood by the latter over the Vishwaroopam issue. The Kannada actor had openly pledged his support and he was seen promoting the Tamil film when Kamal was in Bangalore.
Ramesh Aravind and Kamal Hassan, the two students of legendary K Balachander's school, have worked in a few films. They were part of blockbuster Tamil film Sathi Leelavathi in the year 1995 and its Kannada version directed by Ramesh himself a few years ago. Now, they are likely to team up once again for a multilingual film.
If reports are to be believed, Ramesh Aravind has approached Kamal Hassan for a multilingual film, which will be simultaneously made in Kannada and Tamil. The actor-turned-director has penned a script and has got verbal consent, claim reports. So, what does Ramesh say about the development? Read it on the slideshow...
Ramesh With Kamal
Ramesh Aravind, speaking to a daily, has not denied the developments, but has claimed that it is too early to talk about the proposed project. If the project happens, it will be produced by leading Tamil filmmaker N Lingusamy.
Ramesh With Kamal
On the other end, Kamal Hassan's PR has admitted that Lingusamy has approached Kamal and they are in talks for a film. But when asked about Ramesh Aravind directing the Universal Star, he refuted the rumours and said that it is not true.
Meanwhile, Ramesh Aravind is also busy penning script for the remake of Telugu hit film Kick. The film will be directed by himself and it is likely to star Upendra. The movie will be produced by K Manju.
Kamal Hassan, who is basking in the success of Vishwaroopam, is working on Vishwaroopam 2. The film is expected to release in August 2013.
Kamal Hassan has also been in talks for a Hollywood project which will be produced by Lord of the Rings producer Barrie M Osborne. But it is likely to be postponed.