Bollywood star Akshay Kumar saw a special screening of KV Anand directed Ko in Mumbai and fell in love with the film.
He immediately took a decision to buy the remake rights of the film. The buzz is that Akshay liked the way Anand chronicled the life and times of a press photographer and made it a commercially viable film.
After watching teh film, Akshay called up KV Anand and congratulated him for making such a good film. Akshay is negotiating with RS Infotainment the producers of Ko, to produce it under his Hari Om Movies.
He wants Anthony D'Souza, the director of the Hindi film Blue (2009) to remake it. Anthony popularly known as Tony is a good friend of Akshay and was in search of a good story for a remake.