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What Is Tabu’s Role In Bhola? Tabu Once Again Agrees To Hop On For Ajay Devgan’s Sake
For Bhola the Hindi remake of the 2019 Tamil hit Kaithi Ajay Devgan, who takes over from Karthi for the remake , has again roped in Tabu to play a relatively minor role.
Tabu who started her career with a hardcore commercial film with Devgan in Vijaypath in 1994 , has since then remained friends with Devgan. She has admitted that she blindly agrees to be part of any film Devgan asks her to. That’s how she became part of Devgan starrers like Golmaal Again, De De Pyar De and Drishyam.
In none of the above was Tabu cast as the leading lady. Now she’s part of another Devgan-centric film Bhola,a remake of Kaithi, where she plays an indeterminate role. There are no major female characters in the original except a 10-year old girl who is the hero’s daughter.
Interestingly Karthi , the star from the Tamil original film, was keen to do the Hindi remake.Karthi, the younger brother of Tamil superstar Suriya , is a major star in Tamil cinema. He has been looking out for a breakthrough project in Hindi for a very long time. Karthi hoped that his 2019 Tamil hit Kaithi would be the ideal project to introduce him to a Hindi audience. But the producers of rea
Reliance Entertainment had announced a Hindi version of the Tamil blockbuster Kaithi in 2019. The story of a convict on the way to meet his daughter was touted as a one-man show for its hero Karthi.Sources say, Karthi who would be the best option for the remake ,was ruled out.Karthi doesn’t have a market in the Hindi belt.Like it or not, South Indian superstars are mostly restricted in their viewership to their home base. Karthi would be the natural choice in Hindi. But he wouldn’t bring in the audience. His elder brother Suriya made an attempt to get into Hindi cinema with Ram Gopal Varma’s Rakht Charitra.But he failed.
Better the king of the jungle than a fringe player in the derivative domain.Director Lokesh Kanagaraj who directed the original has also been replaced in the Hindi remake , by Dharmendra Sharma a film-editor closely associated with Ajay Devgan .Sharma last edited Devgan’s 2020 hit Tanhaji.