After delivering one of the biggest blockbusters of 2019, Kabir Singh, Bhushan Kumar and Murad Khetani are joining hands again for the Hindi remake of Tamil film Thadam and they have roped in Sidharth Malhotra to play the lead role.
The yet-untitled action thriller, which is being directed by Vardhan Ketkar, will see Sid in a double role for the very first time. The movie will be shot entirely in New Delhi and the film’s team is presently scouting for locations. This is Sidharth’s second film with Bhushan after Marjaavaan.
Talking about the film producer Bhushan Kumar says, “Working with Murad bhai is fun, and very smooth. We both share the same love and passion for films and hence our collaborations have always been successful. When Murad bhai mentioned about Thadam and post reading the Hindi script, it was an instant yes from my side. It was a unanimous choice to get Sidharth on board as a lead and he will surprise the audiences in this film. Vardhan has worked with one of the best directors in the industry and he is apt to lead this project.”
Producer Murad Khetani adds, “I saw Thadam in its release week and absolutely loved it, especially after knowing it’s based on a real incidents .So much so that I approached the Tamil makers and immediately bought the rights for the Hindi remake of the film. Sidharth Malhotra was my first choice and when I approached him, he instantly agreed to come on board. I share a wonderful relationship with Bhushan ji, after the success of Kabir Singh, this is our fourth collaboration with T-Series including Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Sandeep Vanga’s next and now Thadam. We are also looking forward to work with Vardhan Ketkar who is making his directorial debut with Thadam.”
The film is slated to release on November 20, this year.