The massive success of Ek Tha Tiger has created a huge demand for its remake rights. We hear that some of the well-known names of South are in the race to bag the remake rights and superstar Vijay is the first choice of the Tamil filmmakers for the Kollywood version.
Rumours are rife that several filmmaker including Jayam Raja, who is known for making remake films, is keen on remaking it in Tamil and he is in talks for the rights with Yash Raj Films. It is said that he wants Vijay to star in the movie, as he believes that Ilayathalapathy can do justice for the role. In fact, reports say that the actor is the favourite choice of many directors.
Vijay and Jayam Raja had worked together in last year's blockbuster Velayudham. However, more news on the remake are yet to arrive.
Meanwhile, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Ek Tha Tiger has done record breaking collections at the Box Office. The movie, which collected Rs 100 crore in 5 days, has become the fastest 100 crore grosser in India. It is also noted that the Bollywood movie has raked in Rs 1.09 crore in the five-day extended weekend.