Pulimurugan starring Mohanlal came out during the Dushera weekend and thereafter, was declared a raging hit. Along with rave reviews, the movie has minted a record breaking amount at the box office. Right from day one, the movie broke collection records. At the end of 15 days, the movie has crossed the Rs 35 crore mark. In fact, reports state, this might end up being the first Malayalam movie to cross Rs 100 crore mark.
It has now been confirmed that Rajesh P Pillai from Abhishek Films has bought all the Indian languages rights of Pulimurugan from producer Tomichan Mulakuppadam for a record price. Pillai is keen to remake the Lalettan blockbuster in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.
According to the latest reports, Prabhas of Baahubali fame is being considered for the Telugu – Tamil bilingual remake, while Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for the Hindi remake.
It is unclear as to whether Vyshak would be brought on board to wield the megaphone in the Tamil and Telugu remakes. We also came to know that Thomichan will join hands with Ramesh P Pillai in the production of Pulimurugan in all the Indian languages.
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