‘3 Idiots’ was a megahit film in Bollywood. Gemini Film Circuit bought the Telugu and Tamil remake rights of 3 Idiots from Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Ever since that, there have been widespread anticipation about the lead roles.
There are news in Kollywood that prominent director Shankar will direct both the Tamil and Telugu versions of the film. Shankar will start the work for the project as soon as the completion of his big budget film ‘Endhiran’ with Superstar Rajinikanth.
Sources add that the director will make some changes in the script to suit the tastes of South Indian audiences. We hear that the director is planning to cast Vijay, Jiiva and Siddharth in the lead roles (with Vijay in the role of Aamir Khan) in the Tamil version.
According to television channels in Andhra Pradesh, Tollywood superstar Mahesh Babu will play the lead role in the Telugu version. There are also reports that director Shankar has confirmed he is doing the remakes in an interview to a Telugu news channel.