It was Sridevi‘s wish that Boney Kapoor makes a film with Tamil Superstar Ajith, That finally coming to life with the Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Pink’. Sridevi approved the remake when Ajith came up with the idea.
The makers couldn’t take the project forward as they didn’t have any lead actress for the role. Now they have roped Vidya Balan for the role, this would mark as her debut film in her mother tongue, Tamil, starring opposite to Tamil superstar Ajith.
Boney Kapoor confirmed the news with a statement, “Happy to introduce Vidya Balan to Tamil audiences. She is paired with Ajith and her role is very special. Shraddha Srinath has also been roped in for a pivotal role. Rangaraj Pandey plays a very important character”.
The film also stars Adhik Ravichandran, Arjun Chidambaram, Abhirami Venkatachalam, Andrea Tariang, Aswin Rao and Sujith Shankar.
“While working with Ajith in English Vinglish, Sridevi had expressed her desire that Ajith does a Tamil film for our home production. Nothing exciting came up until one day last year. Ajith suggested remaking Pink in Tamil. She immediately agreed as she thought it was the most appropriate and timely film to make and Ajith would bring all the elements required to make it into a great Tamil film,” Boney added.
The remake of ‘Pink’ will hit the theatres on May 1. The makers of the film are consequently doing another film together, which is scheduled to go the floors in July 2019 and will be released on April 10, 2020.
Vidya recently made her Telugu debut with ‘NTR Kathanayakudu’, a biopic on cinema legend and great political leader NTR Rama Rao, where Vidya is playing his wife’s role.