Arvind Swamy will play the lead in the Tamil remake of Bhaskar The Rascal. The remake will be directed by Siddique, who had also directed the original. Bhaskar The Rascal was a comedy of errors starring Mamootty and Nayanthara.
Arvind will play a business tycoon who is also a single parent. The film will be shot in and around Chennai, and will go on the floors in early 2017. An official announcement is expected soon.
The team is currently casting major roles. Baby Anikha, who had played Nayanthara’s daughter in the original, is likely to return for the Tamil instalment according to reports.
Meanwhile, Arvind is also starring in Sathuranga Vettai 2, and a film with director Selva. Arvind’s film Dhruva, the Telugu remake of Thani Oruvan, is coming up for release.