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    Kamal starts shooting bilingual remake of 'A Wednesday'

    Bangalore (IANS): Versatile actor Kamal Hassan has started shooting for his new bilingual film which is a remake of the critically acclaimed Hindi film A Wednesday.

    Kamal's production banner Raj Kamal has joined hands with Mumbai's UTV Studios for this film.

    Actor Chakri who had earlier worked in Kamal-starrer Sagara Sangamam is making his debut as a director with this film.

    Kamal's daughter Shruthi will be composing the music of the film. Shruthi will be making her debut as a music director with this film.

    It has been almost an year since Kamal has faced the camera after completing the shooting of the block buster Dasavathaaram, which raked in more than Rs 250 crore worldwide.

    Kamal has started shooting of his new bilingual film on April 7 at Ramoji Film City near Hyderabad. The film is a remake of Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher-starrer A Wednesday which became a surprise hit besides being critically appreciated.

    The Telugu version of the film titled Ee Nadu will have Telugu film industry's leading star Venkatesh playing the role of Anupam Kher. Malayalam superstar Mohan Lal will be essaying the same role in the Tamil film titled Unnaipol Oruvan.

    Kamal Hassan will be playing the role played by Naseeruddin Shah in both the versions of the film.


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