March 29, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): The Malayalam movie Bodyguard by director Siddhique is to be remade in Tamil where Ilaya Thalapathi Vijay as the male lead. Nayantara’s role will be played by Asin while Thyagarajan’s role will be played by Rajkiran.
A few changes have been made to the script in order to suit Tamil audiences. It will start rolling in a few months and is expected to be a bit of a change for Vijay, who has only been doing action films all this time.
Director Siddhique plans to make the remake after the success of the original film which is still running in theatres all over the state even after completing sixty days.
– Sampurn Wire