Akshay to finally work with Murugadoss

Jun 25, 2012, 08:52 IST | Kunal M Shah

The South filmmaker's remake of 'Thupaki' to star Akshay Kumar in the lead

After much speculation, Akshay Kumar and A R Murugadoss will finally be working together in the official remake of his film Thupaki. The original is currently being shot with Tamil star Vijay and Kajal Agrawal.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay’s close friend Vipul Shah will produce the film. This will be Akki’s second remake of a South film as an actor after Rowdy Rathore. Our source informs, “This will be Murugadoss’s first film after Ghajini. Akshay and he have been planning this film from a long time but they were not able to zero down on any subject.

A R Murugadoss

They have now finalised on this film that was earlier scheduled to be made in Hindi. However, due to Akki’s packed schedule, the making got delayed. Now, the remake is scheduled to start in December. The lead actress is yet to be finalised.” Murugadoss and Akshay remained unavailable for comment.  

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