Suhasini was roped in to play the female role played by Revathi in its Tamil original ‘Pa Paandi’. Ambareesh’s Ambi Ning Vayassaytho will mark the comeback of the veteran actor. The Kannada film, which is the remake of the Tamil blockbuster Pa Paandi, the directorial debut of actor Dhanush, went on to the floors some months ago. Recently, the actor participated in a rigourous action sequence, shot at Garuda Mall.
Suhasini who was roped in to play the crucial female role played by Revathi in Pa Paandi, backed out as she is currently stationed in Portugal for a prior commitment. .Reports have emerged that Revathi might reprise her own role in the Kannada remake of the film. The makers were also in talks with actress-politician Khushbu and Ramya Krishnan for the same role. But now, the makers have returned to their original plan of having Suhasini join the sets of the film, and she has joined the sets already and completed one schedule.Meantime, Ambareesh, who is also gearing up for the upcoming assembly elections, has almost completed his with the shoot. With just six days of the shoot remaining, which will take place in Kerala and he will wrap up his portion and start his political campaign.
Kannada superstar Sudeep has acquired the remake rights and he will be seen playing the titular role. Veteran actor Ambareesh will be seen playing Raj Kiran’s role of a former stuntman. The yet-untitled remake will be directed by Nanda Kishore. The rest of the cast and crew are yet to be finalised. Also starring Sudeep and Sruthi Hariharan in important roles, Ambi Ning Vayassaytho has music by Arjun Janya.
In 2017, Dhanush made a terrific directorial debut with Power Paandi aka Pa Paandi, which not only appealed to critics and audiences alike but also struck gold at the box-office. A heart-warming story of a 60-year-old, who goes on a self-exploration road trip, the film featured Raj Kiran in the titular role and also starred Dhanush in a cameo.