Akshay Kumar’s Neeraj Pandey directed Special 26, also known as Special Chabbis has not only been liked by the critics but is also a hit.
The film starring Akshay Kumar and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead with Manoj Bajpai and Anupam Kher in supporting roles is now going to be remade in south Indian languages.
Tamil director Lingusamy who was very impressed with the film wants to buy the remake rights for his production company Thirrupathy Brothers and do it with a top hero in Tamil and Telugu.
Now the latest we hear is that Lingusamy’s 'Thirrupathy Brothers' and Neeraj Pandey’s 'Friday Filmworks' will jointly produce the film.
Subash Chandra Bose of Thirrupathy Brothers said: “Yes, we will be jointly producing the Tamil and Telugu version of Special 26. At the moment we are working out the cast and technical crew and will make an official announcement shortly.”