Choreographer turned director Raghava Lawrence is planning to remake his 2011 hit horror drama Kanchana in Bollywood. The Hindi version will start rolling in April and Lawrence is currently busy with the pre production work.
It is learnt that Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has given his nod to play the lead role in this remake. Akshay Kumar is very impressed with the original version and expressed interest in featuring in the remake. When Lawrence approached him with the idea of remake, Akshay has immediately agreed to come on board. Lawrence will make his directional debut in Bollywood with this film.
Kanchana was a runaway hit at box office and also turned into a franchise of horror comedies. Lawrence is currently busy with the third installment in the series. He will soon meet Akshay to finalize the remaining cast and crew for the Hindi version. Amithab Bachchan is likely to play a prominent role in this remake.