Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is thrilled to be part of the yet-untitled Tamil remake of Vikas Bahl’s critically-acclaimed Bollywood film “Queen”. The project will be helmed by veteran actress Revathi.
“Ever since I saw ‘Queen’, I wanted to be part of its remake, even though I wasn’t sure if it will be remade. What makes ‘Queen’ special is that it’s one of those rare women-centric films which succeeded in reaching out to everybody, across all sections of the audience,” Tamannaah told IANS about the Kangana Ranaut-starrer.
Having waited over a year for the opportunity, she said she is very excited. “I felt liberated when I saw ‘Queen’, and I can’t wait to start working on the remake. The fact that Revathi ma’am is directing it makes it even more special because she was the inspiration for my character in ‘Devi’,” she said. The film will feature dialogues by actress-filmmaker Suhasini Mani Ratnam. “I think it’s going to be a great combination. More than a remake, this will be treated as an adaptation as a lot of things have to be changed to suit Tamil sensibilities,” added Tamannaah. We are so excited! Finally, a Tmail remake of Queen and they couldn’t have chosen someone better. This will be fun.
Tamannaah is currently on a roll, she recently won the Best Actress at Asia Vision 2016 for her de-glam performance in Dharma Dhurai, she received positive reviews for her double role in Devi. Also, at the begining of this year, she had another hit with Oopiri starring Nagarjuna and Karthi. She has the much-awaited Baahubali 2 coming up and she is currently shooting for AAA opposite Simbu.
So how excited are you to see her in Queen’s remake? did you have nayone else in mind or do you think Tamannaah was the perfect fit?