Director Shankar who is known for credited with delivering expensive, high end CGI movies, the director has now decided to remake Hindi ‘3 Idiots’ into a bilingual in Tamil and Telugu after the release of his ‘Endhiran’.
Right from the time when Gemini Film Circuit bought the rights and decided to remake the film imagination have been flying across all corners finally it was confirmd that Shankar will be in charge of the south Indian remakes.
Immediately after signing the project director Shankar had met Vijay and confirmed him for the Aamir Khan’s role. Then Madhavan was confirmed for the same role he played in Hindi version. But there is still news saying Madhavan is not interested to do the role again. Whether will he say no to a Shankar film is a question. For the third main lead Silambarasan@STR is confirmed. Initially Jeeva was pushed to do this role but Shankar has opted for STR.
Mean while in Telugu, Mahesh Babu will replace Vijay and is told Madhavan and STR are being retained for the Telugu also.
But for music Shankar may have to leave A R Rahman out this time as he will be busy on his ‘Jai Ho’ World Tour all this year. Sources say Shankar has settled for Yuvan Shankar Raja this time.