Nana Patekar to make his comeback after #MeToo allegations with the South remake of ‘Baby’?

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Nana Patekar is making his comeback with Jayam Ravi in a South movie as per a report in Times of India. The movie will be directed by I Ahmed. It is said to be a spy thriller and tentatively titled ‘Jana Gana Mana’. It will release in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi.

The film will have an ensemble star cast including Rahman, Arjun, Dayana Erappa, Iranian actor Elnaaz Norouzi, Ramachandra Raju and MS Bhaskar. The team will shoot the remaining portions of the movie in Istanbul. Hollywood stunt director Glenn Boswell who worked in movies like ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, ‘Hobbit’, ‘Ghost Rider’ and ‘Matrix’ is part of the movie. It will be reportedly made on a budget of Rs 60 crore and planning to release on August 15, 2020. It is said to be the remake of Akshay Kumar starrer ‘Baby‘ .

Nana Patekar was last seen in the 2018 Tamil action-drama ‘Kaala’ along with Rajinikanth, Eswari Rao, Huma Qureshi and Samuthirakani. In the same year, he was accused of MeToo allegations by Tanushree Dutta. She accused that Nana had sexually harassed her in 2008. It created a stir and many women came forward to share their ordeals post Tanushree’s allegations.

Talking about Jayam Ravi, he is a popular star down the South. His movie ‘Comali’, will be remade in Hindi. Boney Kapoor has acquired the remake rights and Arjun Kapoor will star in the movie.

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