Young actor Nithiin loved the Bollywood film Andhadhun and he acquired the remake rights of the film. Merlapaka Gandhi is on board as the director and the regular shoot starts next year. Tabu played a crucial role in the original and the makers have been in hunt for the right actress to reprise the role. Names like Anasuya, Tabu and Shilpa Shetty are considered but things did not work out.
As per the update, Nayanthara is now in talks for the role. The actress has been demanding huge money for the role and the makers are negotiating with her. The deal would be finalized very soon. Nithiin and Tagore Madhu will jointly produce the film. The movie will be shot in Pondicherry and will release next year.