Ranveer Singh and S. Shankar Team For ‘Anniyan’ Bollywood Remake (Exclusive)

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh and filmmaker S.

Shankar are teaming for a Hindi-language remake of 2005 Tamil-language blockbuster “Anniyan.”Shankar is known for his big-budget extravaganzas including “Sivaji” (2007), “Enthiran” (2010) and its sequel “2.0” (2018), all starring superstar Rajinikanth, and “Indian” (1996), starring actor-turned-politician Kamal Hassan.

The “Anniyan” remake “will be mounted on a gigantic cinematic canvas,” say the makers.“Anniyan” features one of Shankar’s pet themes, that of an everyman taking the law into his own hands to fight a corrupt system.

The original was dubbed into Hindi and released as ‘Aparichit” in 2006.

It had the actor Vikram donning a variety of disguises and personalities, which suits Singh, known for his flamboyant personas including Sultan Alauddin Khilji in “Padmaavat” (2018) and Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev in the upcoming “83.”“I am blessed to have this opportunity to be a part of the spectacular cinematic vision of Shankar sir,” said Singh.

“He is an exception to the norm,

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