Kannada movie Lucia has drawn the worldwide audience attention. The movie, made in a Hollywood style, has also impressed Tamil/Telugu actor Siddharth. He has seen the movie last month and had praised director Pawan Kumar. Soon after that he started the process of buying the remake rights of the flick.
Now, he has officially confirmed that he will be starring in the
Tamil remake of Lucia. The film will be produced by none
other than CV Kumar, who has churned out a few hits including
Pizza recently. The actor announced the news on Twitter.
The film will be directed by newcomer Santosh Narayan.
Siddharth posted, "My next film starting in Jan is the official
remake of Kannada film ‘LUCIA'. 🎬 : Prasad Ramar (debut), 🎶:
Santosh Narayan, 💰: CV Kumar. ‘Lucia' really affected me when I saw
it. The original director Pawan Kumar deserves all the praise
coming his way. Hope we do justice:)"
Siddharth further added, "Very thrilled to be working with
pathbreaking producer CV Kumar @vijayvyoma (Pizza, Soodhu Kavvum).
Young & talented team. Wish us luck:)"
Lucia is a psychological thriller film directed and written by Pawan Kumar. It starred Satish Neenasam and Sruthi Hariharan in the lead roles.