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Akshay Kumar to star in Thuppaki remake, confirms AR Murugadoss

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Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 11:55 [IST]

Akki to star in Thuppaki remake, confirms Murugadoss
We have been reading a lot about Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar working with AR Murugadoss. Earlier, it was said that they would be remaking the director's blockbuster movie Ramanna. However, it was later revealed that Murugadoss has turned down the offer and the project fell into the laps of Jayam Raja. However, the Ghajini director has now opened up on his plans of working with Akki.

Speaking to a daily, AR Murugadoss has claimed that he will be remaking his upcoming Tamil movie Thuppakki starring Vijay. Akshay Kumar had met Vijay couple of months ago, during the shooting of the film in Mumbai. The Bollywood actor heard the storyline of the Tamil movie and he was impressed by the subject.

So, Akshay Kumar gave a nod for the remake of Thuppakki. The forthcoming project will take off after the completion of the Tamil version. They are also planning to sign a Bollywood heroine for the proposed flick.

Meanwhile, AR Murugadoss, who celebrated his birthday on September 25, is busy with the Tamil version of Thuppakki. The movie, which stars Vijay and Kajal Aggarwal, will hit the screens in Diwali. However, the movie has been bogged down by the title issue, which has delayed the promotional activities of the film.

Topics: vijay, ar murugadoss, kajal aggarwal, thuppakki, akshay kumar
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Story first published:  Thursday, September 27, 2012, 9:15 [IST]
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