Monday, July 5, 2010

Bodyguard\" goes to Bollywood with Salman Khan

If all goes well, then Salman Khan might end up playing the lead role in the Hindi version of �Bodyguard. There is speculation that the Hindi remake of director Siddique�s Malayalam film will be have Deepika Padukone opposite the �Wanted� star Salman Khan. The Malayalam version of the film, starring Dileep and Nayantara, was released in March this year. The story of the film deals with a young man, who gets attracted to people, with heroic qualities and follows them like a bodyguard. But, the interesting twist comes when he is hired to accompany a businessman�s gorgeous daughter to college as her bodyguard. Siddhique is busy with the Tamil version of the film, which stars Asin and Vijay in the lead. The director had been getting a number of offers to remake the film in Hindi, but only Atul Agnihotri has managed to buy the rights from him. Siddhique will begin directing the Hindi version after completing the Tamil one. Salman Khan has confirmed playing the lead role but Deepika is not sure yet. Shooting will commence on December 6 in Ranikhet.

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