Plans are on to remake Malayalam 1994 super hit ‘Pavithram’, which had Mohanlal and Shobana in lead roles, in Tamil. The names of Sivakarthikeyan and Dulquer Salman are being considered for the role of the protagonist.
“A decision in this regard will be taken soon and an official announcement is expected to be made after that. A leading director will helm the project,” sources state.
‘Pavithram’, a family drama, was directed by T K Rajeev Kumar and scripted by P Balachandran. The film had Mohanlal, Shobana, Vinduja Menon, Thilakan, Srividya, Sreenivasan, Nedumudi Venu and Innocent in key roles. Music was composed by Sharreth and the cinematography was by Santosh Sivan.
The film deals with the relationship between siblings Unnikrishnan (Mohanlal) and Meenakshi (Vinduja Menon) who have an almost 30 year age difference between them. The film won Mohanlal the Filmfare Awards South for Best Actor.