Rumours say that Silamabarasan, who is a self-proclaimed fan of Ajith Kumar, has always expressed his wish to work with the Mankatha star. Now that the latter has given the nod to act in Race remake, Simbu has requested Venkat Prabhu, who is said to be the director of the film, to consider him for the second lead role. Though, nothing has been finalised yet, the Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa star's wish has gone well with the makers of the film.
However, there are also speculations that Ajith Kumar might play dual roles instead of casting another actor. Nonetheless, nothing has been revealed and the details about the project have been kept under wraps.
Bollywood movie Race, which starred Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Khanna, Katrina Kaif, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor and Sameera Reddy, is about sibling rivalry, about their betrayal and greed, intrigue and revenge. It was directed by Abbas-Mustan.