Bollywood: More troubles for Vikram Vedha’s remake

For the past year or so, news regarding the Hindi remake of Tamil cult hit, Vikram Vedha is in news. Initially, the makers planned to rope in Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan to reprise the roles played by Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the original version.

But due to unknown reasons, Aamir Khan walked out of the project before it commenced regular shooting. Later, news came out that Bollywood Superhero Hrithik Roshan has been approached as a replacement for Aamir Khan and he is even offered a flat paycheque to act in the movie.

But latest reports indicate that even Hrithik Roshan also opted out of the project citing dates issue. Reportedly, as Hrithik is making his OTT debut with the Hindi adoption of The Night Manager, he may face call sheets issue if accepts Vikram Vedha’s remake, say sources.

Pushkar and Gayatri, who helmed the original version will be directing the Hindi remake also but the question is after facing this kind of hurdles at the initial stage itself, will the project ever go on the sets? Remains to be seen.

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