MUMBAI: Actress Katrina Kaif is in advanced talks with a South Indian production company to star in the Tamil remake of Rajkumar Hirani’s record breaking film 3 Idiots.
3 Idiots, which is produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, starred Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor and Boman Irani. The movie has so far been the biggest grossing Indian film of all time.
While speculation has been rife about the Tamil and Telugu remakes of 3 Idiots, Businessofcinema.com has it from reliable sources that Katrina Kaif will most likely be starring in the Tamil version of the film along with Tamil superstar Vijay.
Additionally, another leading Bollywood actress, whose name cannot be revealed at this point in time, has been approached for the Telugu version of the same film along with Telugu actor Pawan Kalyan.
According to market speculation, south Indian production house, Gemini Film Circuit, has acquired the Telugu and Tamil remake rights of 3 Idiots from Chopra. However, an official announcement has not been forthcoming.
According to a source close to the development, both the Bollywood beauties are being offered a huge amount for the remakes of 3 Idiots.