Dhanush's looks in the movie Ambikapathy, the Tamil version of Hindi movie Raanjhanaa, have paved way for drawing comparisons between his forthcoming movie and his earlier film 3. However, the actor has clarified that there are no similarities between the two movies except for a few scenes in school uniform and requested people not to do the same.
Speaking to the press, Dhanush said that he doesn't like comparing Raanjhanaa and 3. It is because they bear no similarity except for a few scenes in school uniform. Both films have different storyline and are quite different from each other in so many ways, claims the 'Kolaveri di' hitmaker.
Dhanush said, "I don't want these two films to be compared because they bear no similarity except for a few scenes in school uniform. Both films have different storylines and are quite different from each other in so many ways,"
3 was directed by Dhanush's wife and the daughter of superstar Rajinikanth, Aishwarya Dhanush. The film tracked the love story of two students from class 12 to the stage when they tie the knot to become a couple. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
On the other end, Raanjhanaa tells the story of a the relationship between a Muslim girl and a Hindu boy.
In fact, it is a triangular love story which also features Abhay Deol in one of the lead roles.
3 Was Disastarous
3 was an unsuccessful directorial debut of Dhanush's wife, Aishwarya Dhanush. The movie had failed to keep the cash registers ringing at the Tamil Box Office. But the song 'Kolaveri di...' from the film made Dhanush a global name.
Directed by Anand L Rai, Raanjhanaa, which is releasing this Friday, is produced by Eros International. It also features Sonam Kapoor, Abhay Deol and Swara Bhaskar in important roles.
A Simultaneous Release For Dhanush
Raanjhanaa is simultaneously releasing in Tamil with the name Ambikapathy. Well, Dhanush has dubbed his voice in Tamil for the film whereas seasoned voice artistes from Kollywood have lent their voice for the other cast.
Dhanush's Next, Mariyaan
Meanwhile, Dhanush is also gearing up for his straight Tamil film Mariyaan. It is releasing on June 27, a week after the release of Raanjhanaa.