New Delhi, Jnn. 2022 is going to be an interesting year in terms of films. This year Bollywood and South Indian cinema are about to come closer than ever before. Many mega budget and star South Indian movies like RRR, Radhe Shyam, KGF Chapter 2 are going to be released in English along with the original language while some Bollywood movies like Gangubai Kathiawadi and Brahmastra will also release in South languages along with English. Not only this, in the coming times, many well-known Bollywood stars will be seen working in official English remakes of South Indian films.
Selfie, the English remake of the 2019 Malayalam film Driving License, will feature Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi in lead roles, which was announced today on Wednesday. The film is directed by Raj Mehta, while the producer is Karan Johar. The English remake of the super hit Tamil film Vikram Vedha stars Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles. The original film starred R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles. There is talk of Ajay Devgan playing the lead role in the remake of Tamil film Kaithi. Recently, Ajay had shared a video on social media, in which he was seen wearing a kurta, dhoti with a big tilak on his forehead, then the fans compared his look with the look of Kaithi’s lead actor Karti.
Swamiye Saranam Ayyappa 🙏 pic.twitter.com/fkBkVwP1Wt
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn)
January 11, 2022
Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur’s film Jarsee is a remake of the Telugu film of the same name, in which Nani played the lead role. The film was supposed to release on December 31, but will now release in 2022. The remake of the 2019 Tamil hit Thadam stars Aditya Roy Kapur and Mrunal Thakur.
Famous Tamil director Shankar is making his own film Anniyan in a new style with Ranveer Singh. However, the English dubbed version of the 2005 Vikram starrer film Unrecognized came at the same time and was well received.
The 2017 Tamil film Managaram has been remade in English by Santosh Sivan titled Mumbaikar. The film stars Vijay Sethupathi and Vikrant Massey in lead roles. Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra will be seen in the English remake of the Telugu film Hit. The Telugu film starred Vishwak Sen and Ruhani Sharma in the lead roles. Shehzada, the English remake of Allu Arjun’s Telugu film Ala Vaikunthapuramulu, stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead role. Rohit Dhawan is directing the English film.