Written and directed by Gunasekhar, the movie Okkadu is
all about a Kabbadi player, who rescues a young woman from an
unwanted marriage and hides her in his home. The movie starring
Mahesh Babu and Bhoomika Chawla in leads, was hit at the AP Box
Office. It was also remade in Tamil, Kannada, Bengali languages and
become a big hit at the Box Office in their respective
Now, Arjun Kapoor is essaying the lead role played by Mahesh
Babu in the original film Okkadu, while Sonakshi Sinha is
likely to appear in the female lead. Talking to PTI, the Bollywood
actor confirmed news about starring in the remake. He said, "Yes, I
am doing the remake of Okkadu with my father."
But when asked about Sonakshi Sinha's presence in the Hindi
remake of Okkadu, Arjun Kapoor declined to divulge any
details related to other cast and crew. He said that those details
would be revealed at a right time. "All other details about the
film will be announced at an appropriate time," the PTI quotes the
actor as saying.
However, popular director jodi Abbas-Mustan, who are basking in the success of their latest venture Race 2, will direct the Hindi version of Okkadu, which will be produced by Boney Kapoor. The makers of this movie are yet to finalise other cast, crew, title and shooting location. They hope to make an official announcement on this project.