Raghava Lawrence had bagged a character in Shankar’s 3 Idiots remake. He will play the role played by Javed Jaffrey in Hindi. Vijay is playing leading role in Tamil. Ileana is heroine in both Tamil and Telugu versions.
Mahesh Babu is supposed to play the lead role in Telugu but he changed his mind and said no to director Shankar.
Shankar is offering Mahesh Babu fancy remuneration to act. Shooting for Tamil version already started.