Chennai: A source told DT Next, “A big production house has acquired the remake rights of the film and had approached the actress to play the lead. She has given the nod and an official announcement will be made soon. A leading director will be helming the remake and another south star will play Big B’s role in the film.” The remake of Piku is expected to be made in Tamil as well as Telugu. Piku is a road film and also had Amitabh Bachchan in another important role.
Trisha is awaiting the release of Rangi produced by Lyca and will begin shooting for Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan in January. She also has Ram in Malayalam with Mohanlal and Jeethu Joseph.