After Shah Rukh Khan starrer Jawan, Atlee to direct Varun Dhawan in the remake of Thalapathy Vijay’s Theri – Times of India
According to the reports, Atlee and Varun have been in talks for their new project together. While Varun has verbally agreed to be a part of Atlee’s next, the actor is yet to sign the project. It is also being said that the remake of Theri will be bankrolled by Murad Khetani and Atlee. The director is expected to start working on the project by June or September this year. However, an official confirmation is awaited.
The 2016 Tamil movie Theri featured Thalapathy Vijay, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Amy Jackson in the lead. The movie had received postive reviews from critics and audience alike. It had emerged as the second highest grossing south Indian film in 2016.
Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan is back on the sets of Jawan. Recently, a new picture of SRK did the rounds on the internet. Shah Rukh’s face was seen covered with heavy bandages. The superstar was seen sporting long locks.
Directed by Atlee, Jawan also stars Nayanthara and Vijay Sethupathi in lead roles. Shah Rukh’s production company Red Chillies Entertainment has produced it. The movie is set to hit the theatres on June 2, 2023, across five languages – Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.