Ithihasa, the recent Malayalam film directed by Binu s was a surprise hit of the year. Nobody really expected it to be a hit honestly and it was really surprising for the industry. Now the big news is coming that ‘Ithihasa’ will soon be remade in Tamil language and the Rajkamal international which is owned by none other than Ulakanaayakan Kamal Haasan bagged the remake rights of the film. They had plans to make it in other language too.
It was said that Kamal Hassan took personal interest buy the rights and the His daughter and leading actress in kollywood, Sruthy Hassan will play the female lead in the film. In Malayalam version,the lead roles were done by Shine, Balu and Anusree. The film was a big break for all of these as well as the men behind the camera. Everybody behind Ithihasa are youngsters or new to the film industry and they made a mark in style with a surprising success.
Ithihasa told the story mixed with fantasy and humour in which a boy turns girl and girl turns boy due to some crazy incidents. The character of boy who turned girl was played by Shine tom chacko and the character of girl who turned boy was done by Anusree, who was famous for her character as a pair of fahad fazil in diamond necklace directed by the master craftsman Laljose.
Some days before, the rights were officially handed over to Raj kamal films, at their office and it will be the first time Sruthy Hassan will be a part of a film produced under the banner of Raj kamal films. Ithihaasa also got a satellite right of a whopping 3 crore rupees from a popular Malayalam television channel and considering it as a movie by youngsters , it was really a great amount. Now ‘Ithihasa’ moving close to its successful 50 days in kerala and the makers are planning a success celebration on its 50th day. As the title suggests Ithihasa became a real epic in the life of Anusree, Shine, Balu and also in the life of its director Binu S and other crew members.