Multiple National Award winning director Prakash Jha, who is known for films with socio-political themes like Aarakshan and Rajneeti, is planning the Hindi remake of K V Anand’s Tamil film Ko.
Akshay Kumar will reprise the role played by Jiiva in the original and either Katrina Kaif or Kareena Kapoor will play the female lead. Nana Patekar is being roped in to play character played by Prakash Raj.
The Hindi remake is tentatively titled Sathyagraha and Prakash Jha is making some changes in the script to suit the Northern nativity. Pre-production works are in progress and the rest of the cast are in the process of being finalized.