AR Murugadoss to start Ramana Hindi Remake this year


AR Murugadoss to direct Hindi Ramana

A.R. Murugadoss has directed only four films in Tamil including Ajith’s Dheena, Vijayakanth’s Ramana, Suriya’s Ghajini and 7am Arivu. All the films have turned out to be hits, upping Murugadoss’ stakes in Kollywood. Thanks to the huge popularity of his films, Murugadoss also got to make Ghajini in Hindi which starred Aamir Khan in the lead role and turned out to be a success story.

Reports say that Muguradss may now direct the Hindi version of Ramana this year. The Tamil version, which starred Vijayakanth in the lead and had music by ‘Maestro’ Ilaiyaraaja, released in 2002 and ran successfully for many days. The film had a powerful script which was lapped up by the audience.

As per the story, a college professor, who is driven against the wall by the various anti-social activities taking place around him, decides to rid the society of its evils by forming his own ‘army’ of dedicated ‘old students’. The film was also remade in Telugu lead a few years back starring Chiranjeevi in the lead.

Noted Bollywood film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali has bagged the Hindi remake rights of the film. Amid reports that Sanjay Dutt might play the lead role, it is also said that Shah Rukh Khan is in the reckoning too.

Murugadoss, who is presently making Thuppakki with Vijay in the lead, is likely to commence work on the Hindi version of Ramana after wrapping up the Vijay-starrer. Some time back, Murugadoss had gone on record saying that he had already spoken to Shah Rukh about the film.