Mumbai: Arjun Kapoor who was last seen in Namaste England is all set for his next venture in Hindi remake of Tamil hit “Comali”.
Producer Boney Kapoor, who made a foray into Tamil film industry with the remake of “Pink”, superstar Ajith starrer “Nerkonda Paarvaai”, has acquired the remake rights of the Tamil hit.
“We are pleased to have acquired remake rights of ‘Comali’ for all languages in the world. In Hindi remake, Arjun will star,” Boney said in a statement.
“Comali” is about a man who faces difficulties in adjusting to the current era after waking up from coma.
The original film, written and directed by Pradeep Ranganathan, starred Jayam Ravi, Kajal Aggarwal and Samyukta Hegde in lead roles.
Boney is currently producing “Maida” with Ajay Devgn and directed by Amit Sharma, while the official remake of his debut Telugu film “Badhai Ho” is slated to hit the floors soon.
Meanwhile, Kapoor will next reunite with Parineeti Chopra in Dibakar Banerjee’s black comedy Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, following which he will appear as Sadashiv Rao Bhau, one of the leaders of the 3rd Battle of Panipat, in Ashutosh Gowariker’s period war drama Panipat.
In 2020, he will feature in Anurag Singh’s comedy-drama Singh & Kaur (a remake of the 2013 Punjabi romantic comedy Singh vs Kaur), opposite Amrita Puri.