Director Siddique has given two super hit films with VIjay, 'Friends' and 'Kavalan' both came at very crucial times of the actor's career and stabilized his star position. Both the films were remade from Malayalam.
Siddique's latest Malayalam film 'Basker The Rascal' starring Mammooty and Nayanthara in lead roles has become on of the big box office hits in Malayalam this year. The film's universal content has made people from outside industry wanting to remake it in their languages. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and Tollywood actor Venkatesh seems to have conveyed their interest to star in the remake of this romantic comedy film.
However Siddique's prefers to remake the film in Tamil first. That too the director with a magic wand wants to cast either Rajini or Ajith to reprise the role played by Mammooty in Malayalam.
As superstar will get busy with his Ranjith directed flick from August, industry sources reveal that Siddique is more likely to approach Ajith to play the role.
Will that be this be the 57th film of 'Thala'? The answer will be known soon.