A R Murugadoss of Ghajini fame is filming a Tamil film titled Thuppakki which stars Vijay and Kajal Agarwal. The film is due for release on August 15 in Tamil and Telugu.
The Hindi remake rights of this film have been bought by Vipul Shah and Akshay Kumar will star in it. This will be his second Hindi remake of a South film after Rowdy Rathore. It will be directed by A R Murugadoss. This will be the director’s second film in Hindi after Ghajini starring Aamir Khan.
The shooting of this film will start in December as Akshay is busy shooting for a clutch of films that include OMG! Oh My God, Joker, Khiladi 786, Special Chabbis, Once Upon A Time Again and Naam Hai Boss.