The director duo Pramod-Pappan is planning to remake the Tamil hit movie Kakkichatti in Malayalam. The original movie had superstar Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Now, in the Tamil version, the directors are thinking to cast young superstar Prithviraj in the lead role.
Rajasekhar directed the original Tamil, which was released twenty five years ago. The movie was a runaway hit and Kamal Haasan became a superstar with this film.
The makers of the Malayalam version are yet to announce the names of other cast and crew. Jagadeesh Chandran is set to produce the movie under the banner of Kichu Films. Rajesh Jayaraman will be writing the script of the Malayalam remake of Kakkichatti.
As the lead actor of the Tamil movie, Kamal Haasan gave a powerful performance and added many more fans in all the South Indian states. The movie was released with English subtitles and starred Ambica, Madhvi and Satyaraj apart from Haasan. Renowned music director Ilaiyaraaja composed the music of the movie.
Kakkichatti is all about a young man, who aspires to become a police officer. But constant rejection leads him to join a gang of smugglers. This is not appreciated by his lover Uma, played by Ambica. She ditches him saying that she would never marry a gangster. At the end, a shocking truth is revealed following many twists and turns in-between.
It will be challenge for the young Prithviraj to match the performance by the superstar Kamal Haasan. Let’s see, if he can recreate the magic!