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Tamil film Mersal to have Bollywood remake: Salman Khan or Akshay Kumar will play Vijay’s role?

Mersal, which hit the cinemas on October 18, is an action thriller film where South Indian sensation Vijay plays a double role.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: October 24, 2017 13:38 IST ]
Salman Khan or Akshay Kumar to star in Mersal?
Salman Khan or Akshay Kumar to star in Mersal?

The Vijay starrer Tamil film Mersal is creating havoc at worldwide box-office with a whooping collection of Rs 155 crore in six days. Now, the Atlee Kumar directorial venture is all set to have a Bollywood remake, latest buzz suggests. The highlight is that Salman Khan or Akshay Kumar will play Thalapathy Vijay’s role in the remake, reports added. Mersal, which hit the cinemas on October 18, is an action thriller film where South Indian sensation Vijay plays a double role. The film also stars Kajal Aggarwal and Samantha Ruth Prabhu in lead roles.

Further, buzz has it that both Akshay and Salman are eyeing for the remake rights of Mersal. The superstar duo has enjoyed massive success with South Indian film remakes in the past. Salman struck gold with Bodyguard, Wanted and Ready. On the other hand, Akshay’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Rowdy Rathore and Boss created magic on-screen. 

Now, the news of Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan locking horns for Mersal’s remake rights can be expected, especially when a hit film is at stake. 

As of now, Salman Khan is busy with lots of upcoming films such as Tiger Zinda Hai, Kick sequel, Race 3 and Bharat. 

Meanwhile, Akshay will be seen next in Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 and Padman. The Toilet: Ek Prem Katha actor has started filming for Gold and also has the recently announced Kesari in his kitty.

So, who do you think will suit better in Mersal’s Bollywood remake- Salman or Akshay? Do let us know in the comments below.

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