Director Shankar’s next biggie after his magnum opus Endhiran will be the remake of the Hindi blockbuster 3 Idiots.
Super Star Rajinikanth – Aishwarya Rai starred ‘Endhiran’, directed by Shankar has carved a name for itself in the history of tamil cinema by generating enormous amount of income at the box office.
Shankar has had a hectic schedule over the past couple of years with Endhiran in the making and now following the tremendous success of ‘Endhiran’, he is ready to pack his bags to travel to some foreign country along with family. 3 Idiots will commence soon after Shankar returns from his vacation.
The stars for the film have been finalized after many speculations from media and the pre-production work has already started.
Actor Vijay will be donning the role made memorable by Aamir Khan in the original. Also Shankar has finalized with Jeeva while Siddharth/Arya will play the other rile. In the Telugu version Vijay will be replaced by Mahesh Babu, sources report. Sathyaraj is expected to play the professor role in the film.
Shankar is a man of perfection and a director par excellence. Beginning from his debut film “Gentleman” (1993) to his latest release “Robot”, his films have a common thread. He has the capacity to embellish his work with the perfect finish and splendor.His films always impart a message and each time the budget of his film gets more phenomenal. His technical wizardry takes him much ahead of his contemporaries.This is best seen in his latest release “Endhiran – The Robot”.
But by moving to remake scripts will Shankar hold on to his current fame .