Katha Parayumbol is remade in Hindi by ace director Priyadarshan. The King Khan is going to play in the lead role, which was played by Mammootty in Malayalam and Superstar Rajini will play in Tamil. Shahrukh's 'Red Chillies Entertainment' will produce the film and the actor will play himself in the film, which will start rolling by July and will hit the screens for this year Christmas. It means that the Hindi version will release only after the release of its Tamil edition.
Priyadarshan got the Hindi remake rights of Katha Parayumbol from Sreenivasan and Mukesh, the producers of Malayalam version. It is said that King Khan was much impressed by Mammootty and Srinivasan's characters and urged the director to start the work under his own banner as early as possible.
According to the source, SRK will come to this project after the completion of Aditya Chopra's Rab Ne Bane Di Jodi. SRK is very particular that Priyadarshan should not change the original Katha Parayumbol and should be faithful to it.
Priyadarshan is a master at remaking Malayalam hits into Hindi without spoiling the essence of the original, but at the same time he will do the changes as per the needs of the superstar. The buzz is that the director is trying to rope in Irfan Khan to do the role done by Sreenivasan in Malayalam and what Pasupathi is doing in Tamil.