Classic Tamil neo-noir thriller Aaranya Kaandam is all set to be remade in Hindi, he makers announced on Monday.
The adaptation, currently in the pre-production stage, will be directed by Ajay Bahl, best known for the Richa Chadha-starrer Section 375. "Producers Ramesh Taurani (Tips Industries) and Akshai Puri (12th street Entertainment) have acquired exclusive rights to the film," a note from the makers read.
Directed by Thiagarajan Kumararaja, "Aaranya Kaandam" follows a day in the lives of six characters, played by Jackie Shroff, Ravi Krishna, Sampath Raj, Yasmin Ponnappa, Guru Somasundaram, and Master Vasanth.
The film, which was released in 2010, was produced by SPB Charan's Capital Film Works.
Aaranya Kaandam had earned two National Film Awards in the categories of the best editing and the best first film of a director.