Reports say that the makers of the film have zeroed in on Arya and Santhanam for the lead roles. Though, the actors are yet to sign the project, they have liked the script and keen to act in the remake of Delhi Belly.
It was earlier said that Jayam Ravi and Naga Chaitanya were likely to star in Tamil and Telugu versions, respectively. However, as the plans got changed, the movie bosses have decided to start the Tamil version first and offered the lead roles to Arya-Santhanam.
However, the Tamil version of Delhi Belly is produced by UTV Motion Pictures and directed by Kannan of Vandhaan Vendraan fame.