Raghava Lawrence to star in Jigarthanda 2
Recently on the 8th anniversary of ‘Jigarthanda’, Karthik Subbaraj had announced a second part for the film. Though the director didn’t reveal any details about the cast, it is learnt that Raghava Lawrence will be playing the lead role in ‘Jigarthanda 2’. Bobby Simha, who was part of the orginal, is also expected to be retained in the new film. It is not yet known if it will be a spiritual sequel or an exact continuation of the first part.
‘Jigarthanda’ starring Siddharth and Bobby Simha is a gangster comedy, which became a huge success during the time of its release. Bobby Simha won a National Award for his performance as gangster Assault Sethu in the film. It later got remade in Kannada under the same title. The Telugu version titled ‘Gaddalakonda Ganesh’ starred Varun Tej and Atharvaa. In Hindi, the film recently got remade as ‘Bachchhan Paandey’ with Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon playing the leads.