As we already know, Ayushmann Khurrana’s critically acclaimed blockbuster hit, Andhadhun is going to be remade in Tamil and it will feature Top Star Prashanth in the lead role. The film’s Tamil remake rights have been acquired by Prashanth’s father, Thiyagarajan. The pre production works are progressing in full swing and Prashanth is said to have undergone intense training for his character in this film. It was reported that director Mohan Raja would helm this remake project. However, according to the latest developments, there seems to be a change of plan. Yes!

We are informed by our close sources that Mohan Raja has been replaced by director JJ Fredrick who made his silver screen debut with Jyotika’s Ponmagal Vandhal. Fredrick showed great promise with his writing and content through Ponmagal Vandhal and the film was appreciated for its noble intent and important message. With a fair debut, Fredrick seems to have got his next big opportunity and we are sure that it is going to be interesting to see how the young filmmaker makes changes to the screenplay to suit the taste of the Tamil audience.

In addition, we are also told that the film will have 5 heroines who would have crucial importance in the story. Fredrick worked with Thiyagarajan in Ponmagal Vandhal and it looks like the veteran actor and director was mighty impressed with the young filmmaker’s conviction. According to reports, Prashanth has lost around 23 kgs for his character in this film and the fans can expect to see him in a new dimension. The rest of the details are yet to be known and we will update about it in the coming weeks.

Recently, it was announced that the Telugu remake of Andhadhun will feature Nithiin, Tamannaah and Nabha Natesh in the lead roles under the direction of Merlapaka Gandhi.

Andhadhun deals with the story of a piano player who pretends to be blind. He gets entangled into various problems after witnessing the murder of a film actor. How he comes out of the chaos forms the premise and it was told in an engaging manner. Andhadhun was directed by Sriram Raghavan and featured Ayushmann Khurrana, Tabu, Radhika Apte, Anil Dhawan, Zakir Hussain in the lead roles. The film made a record breaking collection of over 450 crores at the worldwide box office.