The hunk, who made his Bollywood debut with the Rani Mukerji starrer Aiyyaa, now wants Senior Bachchan to star in his Hindi production
Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran, who debuted in Bollywood with Aiyyaa, has bought the rights of his hit Malayalam film, Ayalum Njanum Thammil. He plans to make it in Hindi and will approach Amitabh Bachchan with the script.
Ayalum Njanum Thammil, directed by Lal Jose, released in October last year. Also featuring Narein, Prathap Pothen, Samvrutha Sunil and Remya Nambeesan, the film was a medical drama and critics appreciated the film as well as Prithviraj’s performance in it.
“I have taken the first step and bought the film. Now, the rights of the film rest with me, so I can be assured that nobody else is going to do it. That’s the first step to ensure that the project has somehow shaped up,” said Prithviraj.
“I have started showing the film to few people over here. Let’s hope that they have the same kind of interest that I do and hopefully, I get a draft written in English that I will take to Mr Bachchan to read it,” he added.