CONFIRMED: Aditya Roy Kapur to star in Hindi remake of Tamil film Thadam
Handsome hunk Aditya Roy Kapur has bagged the Hindi remake of hit Tamil film Thadam. For quite sometime speculations surrounding who will star in Thadam remake has been rife. Earlier it was reported that Sidharth Malhotra will play the lead in the Hindi remake of Thadam. However apparently Sidharth opted out of the film for reasons best known to him.
Now ending all the speculations, earlier today producers Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani confirmed that Aditya Roy Kapur will be starring in Hindi remake of this superhit Tamil film. Thadam featured Arun Vijay and Tanya Hope in the lead roles.
Thanks to this remake, Aditya will be playing a double role for the first time in his career. That means double dose of our favorite hottie! What more we could have asked for? Making the announcement, Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series posted, “We’re excited to announce our next, a thriller, starring @adityaroykapur in a double role for the first time. Hindi remake of the Tamil hit, #Thadam, to be directed by Vardhan Ketkar(sic).”
Vardhan Ketkar will be marking his directorial debut with the Hindi remake. Sharing his excitement about playing a double role in the film, in a statement, Aditya said, “I am inspired and excited to be part of telling such an interesting story. The original film was incredibly riveting and entertaining, and it left a lasting impression on me. As an actor, getting a chance to do a double role is double the preparation and double the challenge, and I’m certainly up for it! I look forward to collaborating with Bhushanji, Murad Bhai and Vardhan to bring this exciting thriller to the screen soon.”
Reportedly, Mrunal Thakur will be starring opposite Aditya in Thadam remake. However there has been no confirmation about the same.