Ajay Devgn in Oppam’s Remake!
Oppam become the second fastest grossing crime-thriller movie of Malayalam. Its director cum writer, Priyadarshan is gearing up for Oppam remake with our Bollywood Singham, Ajay Devgn.
We have a great news for the fans of Ajay Devgn that once again, he is going to work for another south Indian remake of Malayam movie, Oppam.
On January 5, 2017, Oppam team celebrated the 125th day of its release because this movie got a huge appreciation from the audience and that’s why Priyadarshan wants to make Oppam remake with Bollywood star, Ajay Devgn.
Right now, Priyadarshan has three projects in his pipeline, two were Hindi movies and one a Malayalam movie. In his two Hindi projects, one is for Venus Films, for which the final work is going on, on script of this movie. There are also some rumours in the Bollywood industry that Abhishek Bachchan might be the lead cast in the upcoming movie of Priyadarshan.
And second upcoming Hindi movie of Priyadarshan, is the Oppam remake, in which Ajay Devgn is finalized to play the lead role in the movie.
Recent movie of Ajay Devgn was Shivaay, which got a pretty good response from critics and audience as well. Ajay Devgn was the director, producer and writer of Shivaay, which did a average business on box office.
Right now, Ajay Devgn is busy in the shooting of his upcoming movie, Baadshaho, which is going to release on September 1, 2017. Baadshaho has a good star cast including Emran Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, Esha Gupta, Ileana D’Cruz and many more.
According to our trusted sources, we come to know that, the shooting of Baadshaho is on hold, because of some permission issue with some foreign stars. While shooting in Jaisalmer, Baadshaho team came to that foreign members need special permission for shooting in that particular area, where shooting is going on.
Ajay Devgn wants to wrap up the shooting of Baadshaho as early as possible, so that he can start working on Oppam remake, which is in pre-production work right now. Priyadarshan also working on the script of Oppam remake.
In an interview, Priyadarshan said that he wants to include some Bollywood touch in it and mainly the starting part of Oppam remake will definitely make you feel like a original Bollywood movie.
As Priyadarshan had just announced about this movie, that he is going to work on Oppam remake with Ajay Devgn that’s why much information about this movie is not revealed yet, like other star casts, crew members, and many more.
Oppam remake storyline
Priyadarshan also confirmed that the basic plot of this movie will be based on the original one and have some Bollywood taste.
Exact story of the movie is not revealed because the writers of Oppam remake are currently working on its script that’s why we can’t say anything so early, like what are the changes we will see in Oppam remake. You can only do is, stay connected with us because as we come to know about any latest update about this movie, we will update this article as early as possible.
About Oppam Remake
This is the third collaboration between Ajay Devgn and Priyadarshan, first time they collaborated in 2010 for Aakrosh, which was a big flop on box-office, even it is not able to collect (₹182.5 crore) half amount of his budget (₹40 crore).
Their second collaboration was Tezz, which was an average of 2012. It grossed ₹47 crores against the budget of ₹40 crores, which is not very good at all because instead of great star cast, movie not able to grossed much on box-office.
Now let’s see, how this duo of director and actor will perform at box-office.
Let’s have a quick look over the original movie, Oppam
Oppam is a Malayalam, crime-thriller movie, which has written and directed by Priyadarshan and produced by Antony Perumbavoor.
Oppam was released on September 8, 2016 in India and grossed more than ₹65 crores against the budget of ₹6.8 crores.
Mohanlal was the lead star in this movie, who played the role of Jayaraman. He tries to save a girl from a psycho killer.
Oppam is become the second fastest grossing Malayalam movie, which grossed 20cr in only 11 days. After the great response from audience and performance at box-office, makers of the movie sold the remake rights of Oppam in first week of it’s release.
Oppam Remake Release Date
It is quite early to talk about the release date of this movie, because currently this movie is in pre-production work.
According to our sources, shooting of this movie will most probably start in September, 2017 and will likely to bang on theatres in early 2018 or in mid-2018.
Don’t worry about Oppam remake release date because we will update this article as early as possible.
So, friends are you excited to watch Ajay Devgn in another south Indian remake after Drishyam, which was a great hit of 2016.