After completing Viswasam directed by Siva, Ajith is expected to play the lead role in the Tamil remake of Bollywood hit Pink.
The movie, it is said will be directed by H Vinoth of Sathuranga Vettai and Dheeran Adhigaram Ondru fame and will be produced by Boney Kapoor.
The makers might tweak the story a little bit for the audience here, sources said and added that Ajith Kumar will reprise Amitabh Bachchan’s role as the lawyer in the remake version.
Pink is a 2016 Indian courtroom drama social thriller film directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, written by Ritesh Shah, and produced by Rashmi Sharma Telefilms (Pawan Kumar and Rashmi Sharma), Sheel Kumar and Shoojit Sircar.
It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, Angad Bedi, Piyush Mishra, and Dhritiman Chatterjee. It was released on 16 September 2016.
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) granted the film a U/A certificate with four verbal cuts. The film received widespread critical acclaim, and garnered the National Film Award for Best Film on Other Social Issues.
The film was specially screened for the Rajasthan Police so as to train them to be sensitive and sensible about women’s rights and dignity.
The film was also specially screened at Rashtrapati Bhavan and invited for a screening at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. On 4 November 2016 the movie completed a 50-day run in theatres.