— Lakshmi Manchu (@LakshmiManchu) July 4, 2018
Jyothika began shooting for the film early last month, and there’s a lot of excitement over the actress stepping into Vidya Balan’s shoes. Directed by Radha Mohan, the film was officially launched on June 4 with a pooja. Sources say that the film’s sets have been relaxed so far, with no glitches. And what’s best? Jyothika manages to perfectly emulate her inner house wife-turned-RJ!
The remake is looking to release in October this year. The film stars Vidhaarth as Jyothika’s husband and has Lakshmi Manchu playing Neha Dhupia’s role from the original. The Hindi film was about a housewife who longs to do something for herself and is then introduced to the world of RJing. She becomes a late night show host for a radio channel and becomes an instant hit. The film was directed by Suresh Triveni and went on to do garner much applause from critics and audience alike.
Produced by G Dhananjayan’s BOFTA Media Works, Mahesh Muthusami will crank the camera while Praveen KL will be the editor. National Award winning costume designer Poornima Ramasamy is also on board for the film, with music by AH Kaashif.
Jyothika also has Mani Ratnam’s Chekka Chivantha Vaanam in the pipeline, wherein she’ll be seen sharing the screen space with Arvind Swami, STR, Aditi Rao Hydari, Aishwarya Rajesh, Vijay Sethupathi, and Arun Vijay.