Recently, it was officially announced that Sidharth Malhotra would be starring in the Hindi remake of the 2019 Tamil action-thriller Thadam. The latest is that Super 30 fame Mrunal Thakur has reportedly been roped in to reprise the role of the cop played by Vidya Pradeep in the original. She will also reportedly perform in a few action sequences.
Helmed by debutant Vardhan Ketkar, the film is being jointly bankrolled by Murad Khetani’s Cine 1 Studios and Bhushan Kumar’s TSeries.
Thadam helmed by director Magizh Thirumeni starred Arun Vijay and Tanya Hope in the lead roles. The film saw Arun Vijay essay a dual role as brothers Ezhil and Kavin. The film dealt with the investigation of a murder that was complicated because of the involvement of the identical twin brothers. It opened to great reviews and was one of the high-grossing films of 2019.
The untitled Hindi remake will go on floors in May and is slated for release on 20 November this year.
Meanwhile, Mrunal Thakur who was last seen in the Netflix anthology Ghost Stories will next feature in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra‘s Toofan, Gowtham Tinnanuri’s Jersey (Hindi remake of the Telugu film in the same name) and Umesh Shukla’s Aankh Micholi that will hit screens this Diwali.
Watch the trailer of Ghost Stories here.