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Ajay Devgn to star in Bachchan remake!

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No. We are not talking about Ajay Devgn starrer earlier film Bol Bachchan, but about the Kannada film Bachchan starring superstar Sudeep. The recently released Sandalwood film is ready to go to Bollywood and it is likely to star none other than Ajay Devgn.

The Kannada movie is all set for remakes in other languages. While the film is being dubbed in Telugu and Malayalam, there is a huge demand for the remake rights in Tamil and Bollywood. The makers of the film are yet to decide whether to sell the remake rights of Tamil version, as Sudeep has got a decent market in Tamil Nadu after Naan Ee, the Kollywood version of blockbuster Telugu film Eega.

On the other end, a couple of Bollywood producers have approached Bachchan producer Uday K Mehta for the remake rights. Prominent among them is Ketan Rawal, who is willing to make the film with Ajay Devgn.

A source said, "Ketal Rawal has the dates of Ajay Devgn. So, he is planning to remake it with him. According to him, the role played by Sudeep perfectly suits him. And considering the success rate of Devgn in remake films, the producer does not have a second thought about offering the film to the Bollywood actor."

Ajay Devgn

The source further adds, "The talks are still on and the deal is expected to happen in the next two weeks. However, the producer, looking at the demand, is also thinking of dubbing the film in Hindi languages. Nonetheless, nothing has been confirmed."

Shashank Confirms...

Meanwhile, director Shashank has confirmed the news about the talks and said that they will have a clear picture in the next two weeks. He said, "The producer is in talks and the deal is likely to happen soon."

Sudeep In Pic

On the other end, the dubbed versions of Telugu and Malayalam versions are in huge demand. If reports are to be believed, the rights are expected to fetch around Rs 4.5 crore for the producer.

Sudeep In Pic

Meanwhile, the dream run of Bachchan continued with audience flocking into theatres in the weekdays too. So far, the film has collected more than Rs 10 crore and running towards creating a record in the Box Office.

Sudeep In Pic

Bachchan is a revenge-drama starring Sudeep, Bhavana, Parul Yadav and Deepika Kamaiah in the leads. The highlights of the film are: Excellent performance of Sudeep, Shashank's tight screenplay and Ravi Varma's brilliant action sequence. Not to forget, the engaging story.

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