The rights to the Tamil neo-noir have been bought by Ramesh Taurani of Tips Industries and Akshai Puri.
Ajay Bahl to direct Hindi remake of Thiagarajan Kumararaja's Aaranya Kaandam
Mumbai - 14 Mar 2022 12:55 IST
Filmmaker Ajay Bahl will direct the Hindi remake of Thiagarajan Kumararaja's debut feature. Aaranya Kaandam (2011).
The rights to the Hindi adaptation of the National award-winning film have been purchased by Tips Industries' Ramesh Taurani and Akshai Puri.
The news was shared by trade analyst Komal Nahta on social media on Monday.
RAMESH TAURANI TO REMAKE TAMIL FILM 'AARANYA KAANDAM' IN HINDI... A #Hindi adaptation of #Tamil neo-noir action thriller #AaranyaKaandam is in pre-production... #RameshTaurani and #AkshaiPuri will jointly produce the #Hindi version... #AjayBahl [#Section375] will direct. pic.twitter.com/nWw2597qk5— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) March 14, 2022
Aaranya Kaandam marked the directorial debut of Thiagarajan. Starring Jackie Shroff, Guru Somasundaram, Yasmin Ponnappa and Ravi Krishna, the film went on to win two National awards, including Best First Film of A Director for Thiagarajan. The filmmaker went on to make the acclaimed Super Deluxe in 2019.
The Hindi adaptation of Aaranya Kaandam will be produced by Tips Industries and Akshai Rai's 12th Street Entertainment.