Earlier, the filmmakers had announced to remake Bollywood superhit film Queen in all four south Indian languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Manjima Mohan, who debuted opposite Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo is all set to be a part of the Malayalam remake of the Queen in which Kangana Ranaut played the lead role. Baahubali actress Tamannah Bhatia has been roped to play the female lead in it’s Telugu remake, Kajal Aggarwal is the part of its Tamil version whereas Parul Yadav who is playing lead role in its Kannada version, has already joined the set and the movie is titled as ‘Butterfly’ in Kannada. Ramesh Aravind, who has directed several critically acclaimed films like Uthama Villain and Rama Shama Bhama in past, is helming its Kannada and Tamil version. Mediente, the production house is bankrolling the project.
The sources say that Manjima Mohan is on the board for its Malayalam version. However, an official announcement on the same is awaited. National award winning director Neelakanta, who is known for for his award winning films like Show and Missamma, will helm both the Telugu and Malayalam versions of the film.The film also stars British beauty Amy Jackson in the role played by Lisa Haydon in the original movie. She will be seen in all the four versions of Queen Remake.
After delivering Saahasam Swaasaga Saagipo in Tollywood, Manjima did not sign any Telugu movie till date, though she received lot of applause for her performance. So she moved to Kollywood and Queen remake is going to be her second Malayalam film.
Queen is the story of a young Punjabi girl, played by Kangana Ranaut, who embarks on her honeymoon to Paris alone after her fiancé calls off the wedding. Kangana has won multiple National Awards including the Best Actress for Queen. Rajkummar Rao played the lead role.
On the otherside, currently Manjima Mohan is busy in her upcoming Tamil action comedy film ‘Ippadai Vellum’ in the direction of Gaurav Narayanan in which Udhayanidhi Stalin is playing the lead role.
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