Jhanvi Kapoor to star in Helen Hindi remake
After getting a Tamil version, hit Malayalam film ‘Helen’ is now set to be remade in Hindi as well. As per latest reports, Jhanvi Kapoor has shown interest to act in the film’s Hindi version. Jhanvi’s father Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios will be producing the film. Details regarding the director’s name and other crew members are not yet known.
‘Helen’ directed by debutant Mathukutty Xavier is a survival thriller. The director had co-scripted the film along with Alfred Kurian Joseph and Noble Babu Thomas. Anna Ben played the titular role in the it and Lal essayed another prominent role as her father. The film was received well by both the critics as well as the general public.
In the Tamil version, which is yet to be titled, Keerthi Pandian, who had made her acting debut with ‘Thumbaa’, will be seen playing the lead role. Her dad Arun Pandian is reprising the father’s role played by Lal in the original. The film is being directed by Gokul, who has previously helmed films like ‘Rowthiram’, ‘Idharkuthaane Aasaipattai Balakumara’, ‘Junga’, and ‘Kashmora’.
Since ‘Helen’ is a survival thriller, its story should appeal to a wide range of audience irrespective of the language.