South India’s most accomplished filmmaker Shankar will direct the Tamil and Telugu remake of the Aamir Khan’s Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots. The director who is now busy with Rajinikanth-Aishwarya Rai film Robo has agreed to do a remake for the first time in his 17-year career.
Gemini Film Circuit, which has bought the remake rights reportedly for an astronomical price. The producers, after considering several filmmakers from Tamil and Tollywood, have convinced Shankar to direct with an alluring offer.
It is not yet clear who would play the role of Aami Khan in the bilingual remake. The buzz is that all top actors of Tamil and Telugu are pretty eager to bag the role.