After storming Bollywood in 2008 with 'Ghajini' filmmaker AR Murugadoss is getting ready for his second outing in Hindi with the remake of Tamil hit 'Thuppaki', titled 'Pistol' (starring Akshay Kumar). Now according to latest reports to IndiaGlitz, Murugadoss has been signed by the production and distribution giant, Fox Star Studios to direct a Hindi film in 2014.
It can be noted that the director had already got into a three-film deal with the banner in Tamil - 'Engaeyum Eppothum' (2011), 'Vathikuchi' (March 2013) and the latest 'Raja Rani' (slated to release in September). Talking about his association with the studio, Murugadoss stated,'' Working with a studio like Fox Star Studios, has been a good experience for me.
We are moving our partnership to the next stage now. I am happy to confirm that I will be directing a Hindi film with Fox next year. Besides Tamil, we are also looking forward to moving our production partnership in Hindi market to give a chance to young directors with strong scripts." Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios adds, "We are delighted to have AR Murugadoss helm a Hindi film for us as a director.
We have had a fantastic partnership with him since 2011. Murugadoss is one of the finest storytellers, a gifted film maker and a professional producer and our association with his banner has ensured a great innings for us in Tamil cinema. We are looking forward to working with Murugadoss in Hindi cinema as well and promise a film to watch out for!"