Mumbai: Bollywood prima Ranveer Singh is acceptable to header the Hindi adaptation of Tamil blockbuster "Anniyan", to beryllium directed by acclaimed filmmaker Shankar who besides helmed the original.
The 2005 intelligence enactment thriller featured South prima Vikram successful the pb and chronicled the communicative of a antheral who suffers from aggregate property disorder- moving arsenic a lawyer by time and a vigilante astatine night.
The adaptation billed arsenic a pan-India task volition beryllium produced by Jayantilal Gada of Pen Studios.
Ranveer Singh, 35, said he is blessed to beryllium a portion of the "spectacular cinematic vision" of Shankar, known for directing blockbusters similar Rajinikanth's "Enthiran", "2.0" and "Sivaji The Boss".
Proudly announcing my collaboration with the pioneering visionary of Indian cinema, the maverick maestro craftsman SHANKAR @shankarshanmugh powered by seasoned movie shaper Dr. Jayantilal Gada @jayantilalgada @PenMovies pic.twitter.com/cI2Thzxu55
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) April 14, 2021
The "Gully Boy" histrion described the filmmaker arsenic a "true disruptor" who has proved with his films that nary imaginativeness is ample capable to execute connected screen.
"To pb a movie similar 'Anniyan' is simply a imagination travel existent for immoderate artiste. Vikram sir, 1 of our country's finest talents, an artiste who I hugely admire, gave a colossal show successful the original, 1 that tin ne'er beryllium matched.
"I tin lone anticipation that my mentation and rendition of the portion besides connects with audiences successful the aforesaid way. It's undoubtedly a once-in-a-lifetime show piece, and I americium acceptable to springiness this relation each azygous ounce of my being," Singh said successful a statement.
Shankar, 57, said the Hindi adaptation of "Anniyan" needed a "maverick, charismatic showman" which helium recovered successful Singh.
"I'm thrilled to marque 'Anniyan' for the pan-Indian assemblage and I'm assured that this almighty communicative volition onslaught a chord successful the hearts of all. In Dr Gada, Ranveer and I person recovered an perfect shaper who believes successful the imaginativeness we person to alteration the nativity of contented for audiences crossed the country," the manager said.
Gada, president and MD of Pen Studios said the movie volition beryllium 1 of the biggest cinematic events successful the country.
Pen volition besides beryllium the worldwide distributors of the film.
"We are assured that their collaboration volition constitute a caller section successful the past of Indian cinema. We are announcing the movie during a precise important clip of Baisakhi and Puthandu to signify Shankar and Ranveer's intent to marque a genuinely pan-Indian entertainer," Gada said.
The movie, co-produced by God Bless Entertainment, is slated to spell connected the floors successful mid-2022. The film's euphony volition beryllium disposable connected Saregama.