Rahul, Ravi Shankar to star in Jigarthanda's Kannada remake

  • IANS, Chennai
  • Updated: Jun 29, 2015 16:27 IST

So, there's news for the Kannada fans of hit Tamil film Jigarthanda! The musical gangster film is all set for a Kannada remake and will star Rahul and Ravi Shankar in the lead roles. The film will be directed by actor Sudeep.

"Rahul will be reprising the role of Siddharth, while I'll play Bobby Simha's part in the remake. We've already started shooting," said Ravi Shankar, who plays the main antagonist.

The remake also features Samyukta Hornad in the role originally played by Lakshmi Menon.

Talking about his role, Shankar said: "When I watched the original, I was stunned by the performance of Simha, who also won a National Award for it. I'm trying to bring a new perspective to the character with my experience."

The film has music by Arjun Janya.


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