Confirmed: Vidya Balan plays Ajith’s wife in Pink Tamil remake
As reported by us earlier, Ajith’s next is with director H Vinoth of ‘Theeran’ fame. The movie, tentatively titled ‘Thala 59’ is the official remake of acclaimed Hindi film, ‘Pink’. Ajith is reprising the role played by Amitabh Bachchan in the original. The makers have confirmed that they adapted the original script to include a few characters.
Vidya Balan has been signed to play the role of Ajith’s wife in the movie. The same character in the original was paralyzed and had nothing much to do. In the Tamil version, Vidya’s role will be brief but an important cameo. The movie marks her maiden outing in Tamil cinema.
Shraddha Srinath, noted for her roles in movies like ‘Vikram Vedha’ and ‘U Turn’, has been roped in to reprise Taapsee’s role. Others in the cast include Abhirami Venkatachalam, Andrea Tariang, Rangaraj Pandey, Arjun Chidambaram, Adhik Ravichandran, Aswin Rao and Sujith Shankar. The movie has music by Yuvan Shankar Raja and cinematography handled by Nirav Shah.
Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor, husband of late actress Sridevi, is entering K-Town by producing this movie.