Chiranjeevi made a solid comeback in 2017 with Khaidi No. 150, the remake of Vijay-AR Murugadoss film ‘Kaththi’. Now Akshay Kumar is going to remake it in Hindi as IKKA which will be directed by Jagan Shakti who is also the director of ‘Mission Mangal’ that releases this Independence day.
Jagan Shakti is a former assistant of AR Murugadoss, so it seems logical that he will handle its remake in Hindi. Canadian Actor Akshay Kumar who is going through a lean phase after a series of nonperformers like Housefull 3, Padman, Kesari, Gold; is taking the easy way rout of remaking South Blockbusters. He has also recently signed the ‘Veeram’ remake titled as ‘Bachchan Pandey’ in Hindi. He is right now shooting for Laxmi Bomb where is playing a transgender is again a remake of the south movie, Kanchana.
Akshay Kumar who is the most trolled Bollywood celebrity wants to become relevant again in terms of Boxoffice. His biggest grosser is the Tamil dubbed movie 2.0 where he had 10 minutes of the screen time. His hunt for 200 crores grosser seems to be never-ending. Other details about Ikka are awaited.