It has been reported that Director Boney Kapoor who has of late ventured into Southern Indian language films has acquired the rights to remake the popular hit movie Badhai Ho which released in 2018. This Bollywood film is a family entertainer starring Ayushmann Khurana, Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao and Sanya Malhotra. The film was a hit, a thorough family entertainer with humorous situations dealt with realistically. It was directed by Amit Sharma. Now, Boney Kapoor is to remake the film in multiple South Indian languages. Whether he will make the Telugu version or the Tamil one first is still not known.
Boney Kapoor is currently busy with his Tamil remake of Pink Nerkonda Paarvai with actor Ajith in the lead doing Amitabh Bachchan’s role. The shooting is on at Hyderabad and others in the cast are Vidya Balan, Adhik Ravichandran and Rangaraj Pandey in crucial roles.
Talking about remaking Badhai Ho, Boney Kapoor said,’ The Hindi version has done extremely well in the heartland, in fact across the country and I am confident the reception down south will be as overwhelming.’