Last year, the country lost the first female superstar, Sridevi. The family was devastated by Sridevi ji’s untimely demise, and Boney Kapoor was spotted to be heartbroken on numerous occasions. Sridevi even failed to be there for her daughter’s debut film, Dhadak. However, her husband is never failing to prove how much he loves her, even though she is not amongst us anymore. Boney Kapoor made his very first debut in the year 1980, and since then, he has been attempting to remake numerous Tamil films in Hindi, and this includes No Entry and Judaai. For the very first time, he is attempting to remake the Taapsee Pannu and Amitabh Bachchan starrer, Pink, in Tamil, and the movie is AK 59.
All about AK 59
The film AK 59 was a dream of Sridevi Ji, and her husband is making it come true. The lead role is going to be played by an eminent Tamil superstar, Ajith. Ajith is going to play the role of Mr. Bachchan. Also, the nation’s very own Vidya Balan will be making an appearance as Ajith’s wife. This is going to be Vidya Balan’s debut in the Tamil film industry.
Earlier, this Viswasam actor was responsible for playing the role of Bachchan in the Tamil version of English Vinglish, which was a Sridevi-starrer film. The idea of making a film with Ajith started stemming in from there.
Sridevi ji’s Desire
According to Boney Kapoor, it was the desire of Sridevi ji that they did a film in Tamil, with Ajith. They were exploring the numerous possibilities while they were watching the amazing movie, Pink. When they met Ajith in Chennai, he revealed that he had also seen the beautiful movie that moved the entire country. That is when Sridevi ji suggested remaking this movie in Tamil, as stated by www.news18.com.
Sridevi also started her career with Kandhan Karunai in the year 1967, which was a Tamil film. She further did numerous other films in Tamil and the very first role, which she played as an adult was in the year 1976 in the movie Moondru Mudichu. Boney revealed that AK 59 was going to be Ajith and his tribute to Sridevi, who passed away on 24th February, last year.
When Boney Kapoor was asked about Vidya Balan’s role in the movie, he stated that she would make a special appearance. It is going to be a short but an extremely sweet and special role. This has become one of the latest television gossips, currently.
Other plans of Boney
Boney is undoubtedly the first person to remake South Indian films in Hindi, and he has revealed that he wants to continue doing that. He plans to remake Badhaai Ho as well, as he has the rights of the movie. He will plan that movie in both Tamil and Telugu.
Boney Kapoor shares a cordial relationship with Ajith, and after AK 59, he is interested in making another film, which will be based on a different and fresh subject. It is going to be a complete action oriented movie.