As director Vysakh is all set to kick off his new movie 'Mallu Singh' by this weekend, his debut film 'Pokkiriraja' is getting ready to go places. Bollywood star Akshay Kumar who has got an immense liking to the film is ready to buy the remake rights of the movie which will be made in the title 'Nam Bhai Boss' in Hindi. Akshay, naturally will be appearing in the role that Mammootty has done immortal in this big hit of 2009. Theatre model and Pakistani actor Imran Abbas will appear in the role of Soorya that Prithviraj has done in the original. The director of the multicrore multistarrer 'Blue' Antony Dsouza, will call the shots for this remake which will be on theatres by the end of this 2012.
Another interesting development is that Akshay has also bought the redo rights of 'Appadi Podu'... Vijay's hit song from the movie; Gilli- for including in this film. The year end is sure to witness Akshay dancing to the steps of 'Appadi podu..' and speaking the dialogues of Mammootty in this remake of Pokkiriraja.
'Pokkiriraja ' which was the big hit of Mollywood, a couple of years ago will soon make a release in Tamil. The masala entertainer with plenty of songs and fights will present it's dubbed version in Tamil by next month.
Featuring Mammootty, Prithviraj and Shriya Saran in the lead roles, the Tamil version of the movie will be titled as 'Raaja Pokkiriraja'. Directed by Vysakh in the scripts of the Sibi K Thomas- Udhay Krishna, the movie was the biggest hit for the year roping in 18 crores from theater collections alone.