Legendary filmmaker K Balachander has praised the last week release Thillu Mullu, a remake of his own film of the same name starring superstar Rajinikanth. He has said that the latest film perfectly suits the tastes of the new-age audience.
The 1981 Thillu Mullu was an official remake of Hindi classic Golmaal featuring Amol Palekar. The Tamil film had become one of the biggest hits of the 80s. It also has to be noted that it was the first movie of the superstar in a full-fledged comedy role.
"I'm happy the makers have taken efforts and made my film into a commercial entertainer. The remake is completely new to me but director Badri has made it in such a way that it's apt for the current generation of cinemagoers," said Balachander in a statement.
The remake features Shiva, Isha Talwar and Prakash Raj in the lead roles. It's the story of the protagonist who lands up a job with a lie, and is forced to act as his own twin to avoid being fired. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...