Continuing with his league of masala entertainers, actor Sidharth Malhotra is all set to shoot for his next which is a remake of Tamil film Thadam. The original had Arun Vijay playing a double role and in the Hindi version of the film, Sidharth will be stepping into his shoes. This is for the first time that the Marjaavaan star is going to take over the screens in a double role. The yet-to-be-titled film is being produced by Murad Khetani and Bhushan Kumar and an official announcement will be made soon. Also Read - Kiara Advani-Sidharth Malhotra Perform a Couple Dance at Armaan Jain-Anissa Malhotra's Wedding - Viral Video
As reported by Mumbai Mirror, Sidharth is going to shoot the film in Delhi in a two month, start-to-finish schedule. While Thadam was directed by Magizh Thirumeni, the Hindi remake will be helmed by debutant director Vardhan Ketkar who has earlier worked as an assistant director on Sidharth’s previous two films – Brothers and Kapoor & Sons. Ketkar was also associated with Anees Bazmee-directorial Mubarakan which was produced by Murad Khetani. Also Read - Rumoured Couple Kiara Advani-Sidharth Malhotra Clicked Together Outside Karan Johar's House
The report quoted a source close to the development saying Sidharth will be sporting two looks in the film. Like Thadam, this film also has its male lead in two roles – a suave businessman and a small-time thief. Sidharth is going to begin his look tests and workshops in April. The film is expected to go on the floors in the second half of the year after the makers decide upon its female lead. Also Read - Entertainment News Today January 16, 2020: 10 Sultry Looks of Birthday Boy Sidharth Malhotra
For Murad and Bhushan, this is the second Hindi remake of a hit South Indian film after Kabir Singh. The two have also backed Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which is being shot in Jaipur with Kartik Aaryan, Kiara Advani and Tabu in the lead. Meanwhile, Sidharth is gearing up for the release of Shershaah which is a biopic on war hero Captain Vikram Batra. The film features Kiara Advani opposite him and is slated to hit the screens on July 3.