A year back, Murad Khetani announced his upcoming project Thadam Remake with Sidharth Malhotra and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles. Although the film went on floors in November with major changes. Sidharth then walked out of the film.
Now, the latest reports states that Aditya Roy Kapur have stepped up as Malhotra’s replacement.
The source revealed, “Aditya Roy Kapur has been locked in to play the hero now. It’s an action packed film which will have in double roles. This will also be Aditya’s first double role ever. When Sid opted out, they were on the lookout for a good looking hero who’s fantastic with action. Apart from Adi, Mrunal remains part of the cast.”
“When he was approached for Thadam, he met the team and loved the script. He loved the duality of the characters. He has given them dates to begin the film sometime this year, after he wraps work on Om.”