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Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan in race to acquire the Hindi remake rights of Thalapathy Vijay blockbuster Mersal

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 4 January 2018, 12:02 IST
Pic: Salman Khan, Thalapathy Vijay, Akshay Kumar

Thalapathy Vijay's Mersal is nearing 100 days of its theatrical release at the Box Office. The action thriller, which had released in 2017, has already emerged as the highest Tamil grosser of the year. Mersal also crossed the Rs. 250 crore mark worldwide to become the fifth South Indian film to do so.

Earlier, many media reported that Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar was planning to remake Mersal under his home production. The actor has earlier acquired the rights of Vijay's Thuppakki and Kaththi as well.

Interestingly, another Bollywood superstar is keen on buying the remake rights of Mersal.

If rumors are to be believed, Salman Khan too has shown his interest to remake the Thalapathy Vijay blockbuster in Bollywood. The Tiger Zinda Hai actor is also planning to produce the film under his banner, Salman Khan Films.

It will be interesting to see who wins this race between two Bollywood superstars for Thalapathy Vijay's Mersal.

First published: 4 January 2018, 12:02 IST
 
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