Press Trust of India
April 16, 2012 14:39 IST
Akshay Kumar will be starring in
the Hindi remake of a Malayalam romcom directed by
The idea of remaking The Arab, The Camel and P
Madhavan Nair seems to have appeared to the actor while
working on Prabhu Deva's upcoming action drama Rowdy
In the past, Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn have acted in
Hindi remakes of Wanted (2009), Bodyguard (2011) and
Singham (2011), respectively. The films became a huge hit at
the box office.
"I am making this Malayalam film of mine The Arab,
The Camel and P Madhavan Nair in Hindi. That is the last film
I did with Mohanlal. Akshay Kumar would feature in the Hindi
remake and will also produce it," Priyadarshan said.
The Arab, The Camel, and P Madhavan Nair is a 2011
Malayalam romantic comedy directed by Priyadarshan. The film
stars Mohanlal, Mukesh, Lakshmi Rai and Bhavana.
"All I can say is that it's a hilarious film. We have
not thought of the title in Hindi," Priyadarshan said.
His next offering is Tezz, starring actors Anil
Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Zayed Khan and Kangana Ranaut in his
maiden action thriller which also features Mohanlal in a
The sleek action sequences in Tezz are directed by
Gareth Milne and Peter Pedrero, who are also behind the stunts
of Hollywood films like Harry Potter and The Bourne
Tezz revolves around a bomb threat on a train and
the cat-and-mouse game between the bomber Ajay Devgn and
London cop Anil Kapoor who is on his trail. The film will hit
theatres on April 27.