Aamir Khan starrer Three Idiots directed by Raju Hirani is already creating big records in the Box office. Now, it is rumoured that Gemini Film Circuit, the top production firm has obtained the South Indian film remake rights of the film. A section of the media has also reported that the remake rights of the film for three language has been obtained for a whopping Rs. 12 crores, while some other websites have reported that Gemini has obtained remake rights of Tamil and Telugu film.
Telugu film star Pawan Kalyan may act in the Telugu version of the hugely successful bollywood blockbuster Three Idiots, sources in the Telugu film industry say. Gemini Film Circuit which had earlier obtained the remake rights of of Vidhu Vinod Chopra film Munnabhai M.B.B.S and Lage Raho Munnabhai for remaking it in South Indian languages. They are now believed to have obtained the remake versions of Three Idiots in Tamil and Telugu versions for a bomb. Gemini Film Circuit had produced Uppi Dada, the Kannada remake version of Munna Bhai M.B.B.S with Upendra in the lead. However the remake version of Lage Raho Munna Bhai was limited to the Telugu version.
If at all the Kannada version of Three Idiots is made, there is already a speculation in the industry that Puneet Raj Kumar or Sudeep may do the role of Aamir Khan in the film. Though there has been no news about the making of the Kannada version of the film, there has been rumours doing the rounds in the Kannada film industry.
The Telugu version of the film may start early sources said, as the call sheets of some leading Tamil film artists is not available till early 2011, sources confirmed. However, Pawan Kalyan has just finished major portions of his forthcoming film Komaram Puli to be directed by S.J.Surya. Gemini Film Circuit have approached the actor and it is rumoured that he has given the nod to the production unit.
Incidentally Gemini Film Circuit are also having business interests in the hugely popular Gemini TV, the top Telugu Entertainment Channel. Incidentally Pawan Kalyan's elder brother Mega Star Chiranjeevi had acted in the Telugu remake versions of Munna Bhai and Lage Raho Munnabhai which were titled as Shankar Dada M.B.B.S and Shankar Dada Zindabad. While the first Telugu remake was hugely successful, the second film could not repeat the huge success of its original. Pawar Kalyan will be doing the role of Aamir Khan in Three Idiots.
However the details about the Tamil version is still unknown, as Gemini Film Circuit has not yet finalised yet. Tamil film industry's top star Surya has already said that he would have loved to act in the film, but he has no call sheet for nearly two years.