Akshay Kumar will reprise superstar Vijay's role in the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster Kaththi. (Also Read: What's So Special About Akshay Kumar in Rustom?)
"Lyca Productions and A R Murugadoss will jointly produce the remake, which will be directed by Jagan, whose debut project it is" a source close to Mr Murugadoss told IANS.
Kaththi, which featured Vijay in dual roles was directed by Mr Murugadoss and produced by Lyca.
The film's shooting will start from April 2016.
This will be the second time Akshay will star in the remake of a film Vijay has worked in. He previously worked in Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty, which is the Tamil remake of Thuppaki.