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Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan to team up for ‘Vikram Vedha’ remake?

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Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan have been in the news lately as there are rumours saying that the iconic duo will be paired once again for a movie. Now, there are reports saying that the two have been locked in for Hindi remake of the tamil hit ‘Vikram Vedha’. The film starred R Madhavan and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles.

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The Hindi remake of the Tamil blockbuster ‘Vikram Vedha’ was in the news for quite a while now. Vikram Vedha draws inspiration from the folk tale of Raja Vikramaditya and the spirit, Betaal, and superimposes the tale in a modern-day set-up. Vikram is a top cop gunning for a criminal named Vedha. The cop manages to capture the criminal several times through the story, but each time the criminal slips away by distracting him with an interesting new story about his life. The stories also change the cop’s perception towards his life and duty.

Earlier there were reports that ‘King Khan’ Shah Rukh Khan was being considered to play the character of Vijay Sethupathi to essay a dreaded gangster while R Madhavan will reprise his role of cop Vikram in the thriller. ‘Baby’, ‘Special 26‘ and ‘A Wednesday’ director Neeraj Pandey was in the consideration to helm the project at that time.

But, the new reports state that Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan are teaming up to play the lead roles in this remake. The film will have Aamir essay the antagonist with grey shades, while Saif will be seen in the role of the righteous police officer. According to a report by Pinkvilla, Tamil director duo Pushkar-Gayatri, who helmed the original, will also be headlining the Hindi remake of the film.

Last year, it was announced that the Hindi remake will be produced by Y NOT Studios and Plan C Studios, which is a collaboration of Reliance Entertainment and Neeraj Pandey’s Friday Filmworks. The film is expected to go on floors by March 2020.

On the work front, Saif Ali Khan is currently shooting for ‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ in London and Aamir Khan had announced on his birthday recently that he will be remaking the 1994 Hollywood film, ‘Forrest Gump’. Aamir is busy with the prep for the character.

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