South Cinema's popular actor Siddharth on Wednesday said he is keen for a remake of Andhadhun, which has been dubbed as 2018’s best Hindi film by critics, and the original film’s star Ayushmann Khurrana is up for the idea.
The 39-year-old actor, best known in Bollywood for his stint in Rang De Basanti and Chashme Baddoor, asked his fans if they would like a reimagining of the Sriram Raghavan-directed thriller.
“Quick vote - since it’s on the table already, how many of you want to see me remake this lovely film? I’m very serious #Andhadhun @ayushmannk #sriramraghavan #Classic,” Siddharth tweeted.
To which Ayushmann gave a nod, replying, “Go for it machaan (friend)!”
Andhadhun, an edge-of-the-seat thriller about a blind pianist, has also topped IMDb charts as the best Indian movie of this year. Ayushmann-starrer is two hours and thirty minutes of a complete package that includes comedy, drama, romance, suspense, and of course thriller. Sriram Raghavan has in his latest thriller manages to keep the audiences at the eleventh hour without losing a second’s attention.
Also starring Tabu and Radhika Apte, the film released on October 5.
Ayushmann’s wife Tahira was recently diagnosed with breast cancer who later underwent a preventive mastectomy. The versatile actor won the hearts of his fans and friends when he declared he will be fasting for the good health and long life of his wife Tahira Kashyap this Karwa Chauth.