There has been many speculations and rumours regarding the Tamil remake of the Bollywood blockbuster of 2014 named Bangalore Days and now putting to rest all that speculations and rumours, the Kollywood remake of the film had launched in Chennai and the pooja function of the Malayalam muti-starre blockbuster was held on 2015 March 18th, Wednesday.
In the Kollywood version of the film , other than Parvati Menon who played the heroine of Dulquer Salmaan in the Malayalam version all other actors and actresses were replaced in the Tamil version and the new star cast in Tamil version consist of Rana Daggubati, Young star Arya, Sri Divya and Bobby Simha (Neram Fame). The character which Dulquer Salmaan played in the Mollywood version will be played by Arya in the kollywood version. Fahadh Faasil’s character in the mollywood version will be enacted by Rana Daggubati in the Tamil version and Sri Divya will replace Nazriya Nazim in the Tamil version. Nivin Pauly’s character in the Malayalam version will be done by Bobby Simha in the Tamil remake.
The other one who was retained from the original Malayalam version of the film by the makers of Tamil version is the director of music, Mr. Gopi Sundar. And the one who is going to direct the kollywood version of the film is Bhaskar who gave successful films like Bommarillu and Parugu. The makers have planned it to make both in Tamil and Telugu and that too with the same director and now reports are coming in that they decided to opt different directors for different languages. The significant change from the Malayalam version is that the story of the film will be set in Singapore rather than Bangalore as the producers of the new version like Dilraju, PVP Cinema and Prasad V Potluri gave green signal to make it in a more wide canvas than the Mollywood version.
The Mollywood version was a phenomenal success directed by Anjal Menon and financed by Anwar Rasheed along with weekend blockbusters. The film has been made at a budget of close to 9 crore rupees had earned around 35 crores from box office and also got good critical appreciation.