The latest buzz in Kollywood is that Dhanush is doing Bejoy Nambiar’s Hindi remake of Tamil cult classic Agni Natchathiram. Bijoy Nambiar had earlier made David which was a flop, it may be recalled.
“The film was originally planned with Vicky Kaushal and Harshvardhan Rane as the two leads. But now, in a coup of sorts, Bejoy has managed to get Dhanush, who will be replacing Vicky in the film,” said sources.
They added: “Dhanush will be playing the role that Karthik essayed in the original, while Harshvardhan will be playing Prabhu’s role. The actresses are yet to be finalised.”
Agni Natchathiram, directed by Mani Ratnam with musical score by maestro Ilayaraja, is all about the ego clash between two half-brother and how they unite to save their dad from a deadly villain.
However, some sources close to Dhanush said that the national award winning actor would not be interested in being part of remakes and will never sign one.
In the meantime, Dhanush has multiple projects including