The battle for the remake rights of a South movie seems to have begun again. Bollywood A-list stars, who never lose opportunities to remake successful South Indian movies in Bollywood, are in the race to bag the remake rights of a successfully-running Tamil movies. Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar wish to have the remake rights of Ajith Kumar's Kollywood flick Arrambam.
According to a daily, Akshay Kumar is impressed by Arrambam. He has liked the content and has expressed his wish to remake the movie in Hindi. Reportedly, he congratulated the makers of the Tamil film Arrambam and told them that he wants to take it to the Bollywood. The talks are in the early stage and nothing has been finalised yet. It has to be noted that neither the Bollywood star nor the producer has confirmed the news yet.
On the other end, Salman Khan has also heard about the success of Arrambam. The actor saw the movie and like Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan expressed his wish to remake it in Bollywood. His people are reportedly are in talks with the Arrambam producer. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
It has to be noted that Akshay Kumar is busy with the remake of last year's Blockbuster Tamil movie Thuppakki. It is directed by AR Murugadoss.
Akshay Kumar's Remake Connection
Akshay Kumar had earlier starred in a few other remakes including Rowdy Rathore, the Hindi version of Siruthai.
When it comes to Salman Khan, he had starred in the remakes like Pokkiri (Wanted in Hindi), Bodyguard (Kaavalan), Uthaman Puthiran (Ready), etc.
Who Will Bag The Remake Rights?
Well, who will bag the remake rights? Salman or Akshay? Let the time decide, say industry observers.
Arrambam Rocks At BO
Meanwhile, Arrambam is rocking at the Box Office. The movie, which was released on October 31, is rocking at the Box Office.
Arrambam stars Ajith Kumar, Nayantara, Arya and Taapsee Pannu in the lead roles. It is directed by Vishnuvardhan and produced by Rajaram.
The Tamil movie opened up to positive reviews. Arrambam made Rs 8 plus crores at the Tamil Box Office on the day one.
Crosses Rs 50 Crore Mark
In just few days, Arrambam crossed Rs 50 crores at the Box Office. The movie seems to be heading towards breaking several records at the collection centres.