The movie ‘Pithamagan’, directed by Bala, and which bagged success and awards is to be remade in Hindi. Salman Khan is doing role of Vikram in the movie. They are in search of befitting actor to do Surya’s role.
Sathish Kaushik is to direct the movie. It is to be noted that he directed the movie ‘Sethu’ in Hindi, made by Bala in Tamil.
‘Pithamagan’ was released in Tamil 9 years back. The arena for the movie is a village by Western Ghats, which comes under Theni district. The movie earned Vikram the national award for best actor.
Sathish Kaushik, speaking regarding the remake of ‘Pithamagan’ said ‘I very much like the story of ‘Pithamagan’. I am to direct the movie in Hindi with necessary changes for audience there.’
‘Since Salman Khan could do Vikram’s character, I selected him. For Surya’s role, we are looking for suitable actor. The shooting is to commence soon.’