Mani Ratnam’s recent super hit ‘OK Kanmani‘ is being remade in Hindi by the ace director’s former associate Shaad Ali. Titled ‘OK Jaanu’, the film stars Adithya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles.
A R Rahman, who is scoring music for the Hindi version as well, has retained three songs and come out with three fresh songs. The new numbers will replace ‘Parandhu Sella Vaa…’, ‘Sinamika…’ and ‘Malargal Kaetten…’, it is learnt.
While Prakash Raj has been replaced by Naseeruddin Shah, Leela Samson is reprising her role in the Hindi version too. And Ravi K Chandran is handling the cinematography, replacing P C Sreeram.
The original had Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen in the lead roles, portraying a young couple in a live-in relationship in Mumbai. Prakash Raj and Leela Samson played supporting roles as an older couple in the film, portraying the younger couple’s landlords.