The psychological thriller opened to unanimously
positive reviews from critics and movie goers alike and is also
doing well in countries like USA and Australia.
Without a doubt, the ultimate reason for the movie to generate
so much of accolades is its strong script and intriguing
Hence, not surprisingly, Thani Oruvan has already been
eyed by Telugu and Hindi filmmakers who have expressed their
interest to bag the remake rights of the flick.
Recently, it was reported that famed Hindi actor Salman Khan,
along with his team, watched Thani Oruvan and is more than
impressed with the story line.
Interestingly, it is being said that plans are on to rope in M
Raja to direct the Hindi version of Thani Oruvan. If
everything goes well, the Jayam director could well be
making his Hindi debut with Salman Khan in the lead.
Also the latest buzz has it that top Telugu actors are being
approached to reprise the roles originally portrayed by Jayam Ravi
and Arvind Swamy.
Check out the slides below to know about the movies
directed by M Raja prior to Thani Oruvan:
Jayam is the first Tamil movie that was directed by
Raja. Being the remake of a successful Telugu film of same name,
Jayam went on to become a box office hit.
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
This was the official remake of a Telugu flick titled, Amma
Nanna O Tamila Ammayi. The movie marked the official debut of
Asin in Tamil and tasted success at the box office.
Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum
It was yet again the remake of a successful Telugu movie named
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana. This Jayam Ravi-Trisha starrer
was a commercial success as well.
The remake of a super hit Telugu movie Bommarillu,
Santosh Subramaniam had Jayam Ravi and Genelia D'Souza in
lead roles. Prakash Raj had reprised his role from the
This was the official remake of Kick starring Ravi Teja
and Ileana D'Cruz in the lead. Shaam, who played a cop, had
reprised his role from the original.
Though it was not an official remake, M Raja had revealed that
this film was inspired by a Telugu flick titled Azad.
Starring Ilayathalapathy Vijay, Velayudham completed 100
days at the box office and was declared blockbuster.