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Nithiin's Courier Boy Kalyan Director Brushed Aside The Copy Allegations

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Nithiin, who will be seen as a messenger in forthcoming release Courier Boy Kalyan, had to shed his flashy image for the film, says television actor-turned-director Premsai.

"The protagonist of my film is a courier boy, who is usually your boy-next-door. Nithiin is mostlly known for playing these suave loverboy roles. He's a very flashy hero with a certain image among his fans and audience. He had to shed that image for the film," Premsai told.

Although he admits it's not easy to imagine Nithiin as a courier boy, that itself became the unique selling point of the film. Premsai also brushed aside rumors that the film is a remake of English thriller Premium Rush.

"I registered my script with the writer's council in 2011. 'Premium Rush' released towards the end of 2012 and by then, we had completed about 60 percent of the shooting. Apart from the fact that the protagonists in both the films are a messenger, which is pure coincidence, nothing else is similar," he clarified.

"It's probably because of the rarity of the protagonist being a messenger in both the films that these allegations have been circulated around," he added.

Inputs From IANS

Courier Boy Kalyan

Nithiin's Courier Boy Kalyan was supposed to release early last year but has been repeatedly postponed due to finance issues.

Gautam Menon

Another director, who is producing this film is very impressed with Nithiin.

Tamil Version

The film is titled Tamilselvanum Thaniyar Anjalum, and features actor Jai in the lead role. Yami Gautam plays the heroine in both the versions of the movie.


Nithiin is currently busy producing his close friend Akhil Akkineni's debut venture, Akhil and is enjoying the role of a producer. He will soon start working for Trivikram's project.

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