After having Signed Director A R Murugadoss for a co-production film deal , now ace director Gautham Menon has been signed by the Hollywood giant studio, 20th Century Fox, Fox Star Studios. But this deal is not for making a Tamil film but Hindi film. Yes Gautham’s next venture, the Hindi remake of his Tamil blockbuster ‘Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaya’ will be a joint production between Gautham’s home Production Photon Kathaas and 20th Century Fox.
“We enjoyed ‘Vinnaithandi Varuvaya’ and it was an amazing movie. The music is great,” said Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh after a special screening of ‘VTV” Sunday evening, confirming that they have made a co-production deal with Gautham Vasudev Menon.
On the lead cast Trisha is being retained and Prateik Babbar will essay Simbu’s role.AR Rahman who is much exited about the Hindi remake is making all new tunes for the Hindi version. Most of Gautham’s Vinnai Thaandi Varuvaya team like Anthony, Rajeevan, Nalini Sriram and Manoj Paramahamsa will work on the Bollywood project also.
Besides the deal with 20th Fox Century, Gautham Vasudev Menon’s Photon Kathaas Production is hitting the London Stock market on October 15. The Singapore registered company will be listed on London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM).