After several speculations of Kaithi’s Hindi remake, with names of actors like Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan, it is finally Ajay Devgn, who got roped in to play the lead in this film. After Reliance Entertainment announced that they will be producing the Hindi remake of Tamil hit Kaithi, there have been several names of A listers that has been doing the rounds on the Internet to play the lead in this film. Now we hear, it is finally the Tanhaji actor Ajay Devgn, who is all set to step into the shoes of Karthi’s role from the original. Reportedly Ajay has watched the Tamil film and the narration of the Hindi adaptation has also happened. The actor was very keen to do the film and has expressed his interest in the same. The deal is said to be almost locked and the final modalities are being worked out currently before the team makes the official announcement for the same.
The original Kaithi in Tamil released in 2019, the well critically acclaimed film revolved around a recently released prisoner, who got involved in a chase with criminals as he raced against time, to drive poisoned cops to hospital in exchange for meeting his daughter. The film will go on floors from second half of 2020, as Ajay is currently busy shooting for Maidan. Ajay also has Chanakya, RRR, Singham 3 and Golmaal 5 in the pipeline.