The shooting of the Tamil version of the remake of Bollywood film 3 Idiots started its regular shooting. Vijay, Jiiva, Srikanth and Ileana are playing the lead roles. Sathyaraj and Sathyan are also in the cast. The film is being produced by Gemini Film Circuit and directed by Shankar. The music is composed by Harris Jayaraj. The Tamil version has been given the title Nanban.
However, there is no news about the Telugu version of the remake. Both Tamil and Telugu versions are to be shot simultaneously but there are no details about the cast. The Telugu version was tentatively titled 3 Rascals and Mahesh Babu was to essay the role played by Aamir Khan. But, he opted out because of date problems.
So far, there is no official announcement regarding the Telugu version of 3 Idiots remake from the producers or when the shooting will take place.