Kamal Hassan starts shooting bilingual remake of “A Wednesday”

April 10th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) Versatile actor Kamal Hassan has started shooting for his new bilingual film which is a remake of the critically acclaimed Hindi film “A Wednesday”.
Kamal Hassan’s production banner Raj Kamal has joined hands with Mumbai’s UTV Studios for this film.

Actor Chakri who had earlier worked in Kamal Hassan starrer “Sagara Sangamam” is making his debut as a director with this film.

Kamal Hassan’s daughter Shruthi Hassan will be composing the music of the film. Shruthi Hassan is a well known singer and actress, and she will be making her debut as a music director with this film.

It has been almost an year since Kamal Hassan has faced the camera after completing the shooting of the block buster “Dasavathaaram” which raked in more than Rs.250 crore worldwide.

Kamal Hassan has started shooting of his new bilingual film April 7 at Ramoji Film City near Hyderabad. The film is a remake of Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher starrer “A Wednesday” which became a surprise hit besides being critically appreciated.

The Telugu version of the film titled “Ee Nadu” will have Telugu film industry’s leading star Venkatesh playing the role of Anupam Kher. Malayalam superstar Mohan Lal will be essaying the same role in the Tamil film titled as “Unnaipol Oruvan”.

Kamal Hassan will be playing the role played by Naseeruddin Shah in both the versions of the film.

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