Mani Ratnam in Rs 120 Cr deal with Anil Ambani
According to Tollywood sources, director Mani Ratnam has signed a Rs 120 Crore deal with the Anil Ambani’s Reliance Entertainment Big Picture, to do a tri-lingual film in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi with the director’s production house Madras Talkies.
The Hindi version will feature Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and Govinda in a negative role. Abhishek, who scored his first solo super hit with Mani Ratnam’s Guru, has given bulk dates.
The Tamil and Telugu version will have Vikram doing Abhishek’s role while Aishwarya Rai will be the common heroine for all the three versions. PC Sreeram will handle the camera and A R Rahman will render the musical score.