That Vijay Sethupathi is playing a key role in Bollywood top star Aamir Khan’s next venture is known to many. But we have more interesting updates about the project.
According to sources, the film is an official remake of the Hollywood movie, ‘Forest Gump’. Directed by Robert Zemeckis, the film which was released in 1994 bagged many Academy awards.
Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson played key roles in the movie. Buzz is that the screenplay has been modified to have Mykelti Williamson character as a Tamil person, and that role will be played by Vijay Sethupathi.
At present, Vijay Sethupathi is busy with a bunch of movies in Tamil and Telugu, including ‘Sanga Thamizhan’, ‘Kadaisi Vivasayi’, ‘Laabam’, ‘Maamanithan’ and ‘Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy’ which has Chiranjeevi, Nayanthara and others in key roles.