The film will be titled as ‘Dharala Prabhu’. The Tamil remake will have Harish Kalyan reprising the role done by Ayushmann Khurrana in the original.
Bollywood flick Vicky Donor is set to be remade in Tamil as Dharala Prabhu. The remake will be directed by Krishna Marimuthu and produced by Screen Scene Entertainments.
Harish Kalyan will be reprising the role done by Ayushmann Khurrana in the original.
Veteran comedian Vivek will play the doctor in the film. In the original, the character was played by Annu Kapoor.
On bagging the role, Vivek took to Twitter to post: “Happy to b a part of “தாராள பிரபு” unit. Young team with zeal n zest. @iamharishkalyan is a darling to work with.”
On having Vivek on board, the film’s hero Harish Kalyan tweeted: “So happy to have you sir. Pleasure is ours!! Thank you so much.”
Vicky Donor is a romantic comedy that was directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by actor John Abraham under his banner Rising Sun Films. Ayushmann Khurrana, Yami Gautam and Annu Kapoor played the lead roles in this flick.
Those in supporting roles included Dolly Ahluwalia, Kamlesh Gill, Puja Gupta, Jayant Das, Swaroopa Ghosh and Inderpal Singh.
The film made it to the silver screens in April 2012 in around 750 screens and got a good response worldwide. The movie is inspired by the 2011 Canadian movie Starbuck, which was based on the theme of sperm donation and infertility.
Vicky Donor went on to win the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 60th National Film Awards.
It was remade in Telugu under the title Naruda Donoruda with Sumanth and Pallavi Subhash in the lead roles.