Tamannaah Bhatia might reprise her role in the Hindi remake of Thozha. According to sources, Karan Johar, who watched the Tamil-Telugu bilingual Thozha starring Nagarjuna and Karthi, was so impressed by Tamannaah, that he now wants to cast her in the Hindi remake of the film.
At present, Tamannah is busy with a string of movies, including Kathi Sandai, Bahubali 2, Prabhu Deva’s Devi(L), and Rohit Shetty’s next opposite Ranveer Singh. However, she is expected to adjust her dates in to act in the Hindi version of her Tamil film Thozha.
Thozha is a dramedy film directed by Vamsi Paidipally. It is the official remake of the French film The Intouchables (2011). Produced by Prasad V Potluri in both Telugu (as Oopiri) and Tamil languages, the film features Nagarjuna Akkineni and Karthi playing the male leads, while Tamannaah plays the female lead.
Slight differences exist in the supporting cast between both versions. Gopi Sunder composes the film’s music. Production began on 11 February 2015 in Hyderabad and principal photography began on 16 March 2015 in Chennai. The film was released worldwide on 25 March 2016 to positive reception from critics.
Nagarjuna said in an interview said that this film will have an interesting theme and will be on the lines of Missamma (1955), adding that the film’s production would begin in December after he completes his pending commitments.
In late January 2015, the film was confirmed to be an official remake of The Intouchables (2011) which dealt with the relationship of a quadriplegic patient and his caretaker. Paidipally made a lot of changes in the script to make it more relevant to south Indian audience by adding elements that would appeal to them