April 13, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Bollywood personality Vipul Shah has finalized actress Asin to play the female lead in the upcoming Hindi movie which will be the remake of Tamil movie ‘Kaakha Kaakha’. With Vipul Shah producing the film, Nishikanth Kamath of ‘Dombvili Fast’ and ‘Mumbai Meri Jaan’ fame will direct his movie.
The original version in Tamil had Jyothika enacting this role of a teacher while Asin herself was spotted performing it in Telugu remake with Venkatesh in lead character. The Tamil version directed by Gowtham Menon happened to be a great turning point in Surya’s career as the film is ennobled as a trendsetting showpiece in history of Tamil Cinema.
Vipul Shah’s previous film ‘London Dreams’ had Asin sharing the screen space with Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. Much impressed with her involvement in her work, she has been signed for this project as well. Bollywood’s hunk John Abraham will take on the lead role of an encounter specialist and the other star-casts are likely to be confirmed within short span of time.
Nishikanth shot to fame herein Kollywood with the remake of his ‘Dombvili Fast’ in Tamil titled as ‘Evano Oruvan’. The film featured Madhavan and Sangeetha in lead roles and in spite of not doing well at box office, it won commendable reviews.
– R.Richard Mahesh / Sampurn Wire