Chennai : Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan is likely to play the lead in the Tamil remake of Hindi blockbuster PK, if sources are to believed.
The yet-untitled remake will be produced by Gemini Film Circuit, which had ear-lier remade Rajkumar Hirani’s Munnabhai M.B.B.S. and 3 Idiots as Vasool Raja M.B.B.S. and Nanban, respectively.
“Gemini Film Circuit has acquired the film’s remake rights and Kamal Haasan is expected to play the lead. Gemini had already remade two of Hirani’s films and they were really impressed with PK too,” said a source. Haasan is yet to take a call on the director for the project, while the rest of the cast will be finalised soon. “Kamal sir will choose the director of his choice. He might even direct it,” said the source.
PK, which was produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and starred Aamir Khan, turned out to be the biggest grossing Indian film. Meanwhile, Haasan is currently awaiting the release of his Tamil films Uttama Villain and Papanasam.