Rajinikanth, the superstar of Indian
Cinema, is reportedly all set to play the lead role in the Tamil
remake of Mammootty starrer Bhaskar The Rascal.
Rajinikanth recently watched the film and thoroughly enjoyed
Sources suggest that the superstar is extremely impressed with
the subject of the movie and Mammootty's performance. Reportedly,
Siddique, who directed Bhaskar The Rascal, will be
directing the Tamil remake as well.
Earlier, Rajnikanth was about to remake the critically acclaimed
Thanmathra, but the project was shelved due to unknown
reasons. He was also planning to remake blockbuster movie
Drishyam, but the project went on to Kamal Haasan.
Rajni has earlier acted in the remakes of some highly popular
Malayalam movies; Muthu, Chandramukhi,Kuselan
etc, which were the remakes of Thenmavin Kombathu,
Manichitrathazhu and Kadha Parayumbol
If things fall in place, Nayantara will reprise her role from the
original in the Tamil remake. Director Siddique has reportedly
agreed to cast the actress in the other remakes as well.
However, the reports are not officially confirmed yet. According
to the closest sourses, Rajnikanth is expected to start filming for
Shankar's Enthiran 2 and Madras fame
Ranjith's untitled movie soon.