Bubbly Hansika Motwani was earlier signed to
play one of the female leads in the Telugu version of
Vettai. But there were reports in the media that she was
replaced by Tamanna Bhatia for the same role.
However, the Velayudham girl has clarified that she is not
replaced by the Paiyaa actress rather the former walked
out of the flick citing date issues.
A section of media reported that Hansika Motwani was ousted and
brought Tamanna Bhatia on board for some reasons. However, irked by
the speculations, Hansika took to Twitter to express her anguish
over the reports. She wrote, "Unfortunately had to back out of the
Tamil remake Vettai due to dates problem, as dey have to
release the film by the end of the year."
Hansika Motwani, who is one of the busy actresses in South, has
as many as six projects to finish and due to the delay in the start
of the Telugu version of Vettai, she stepped out of the
movie. "As I hv6 projects on board currently,I cldnt provide D bulk
dates 2dis project(Vettai remake Telugu)Bt nvr D less I
wish D team al d best. so here's the real reason y I back out of
the project.So now there can be a Full Stop 2al the fake stories
created on the net o print:) (sic)," she concluded.
The Telugu version of Vettai is titled Bhale
Thammudu and it stars Naga Chaitanya and Sunil in the roles
of siblings, which were portrayed by Arya and Madhavan in the
original. They will be paired up with Andrea Jeremiah and Tamanna