“Ae Dil Hain Mushkil” filmmaker Karan Johar has joined hands with another creative force; Mani Ratnam to present the yet-untitled Hindi remake of Tamil hit 'O Kadhal Kanmani'.
Karan Johar just took to his social media account and shared this announcements with fans and followers.
"Honoured to collaborate with Mani Ratnam on the recreation of his labour of love....directed by Shaad Ali," Karan posted on his Twitter page.
"Mani Ratnam...Gulzar saab... A.R. Rahman... Shaad and us present Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the official recreation of #okkanmani," he added.
Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor are roped in as leading pair, duo have worked together in hit ‘Aashiqui 2’.
'O Kadhal Kanmani', which marked Ratnam's comeback to romance and musical genre after a decade, was a fresh take on modern day relationships.
The remake will be directed by Shaad Ali, an erstwhile assistant of Ratnam, who had previously remade his 'Alaipayuthey' in Hindi as 'Saathiya'.
The film will have music by A.R. Rahman, who had also worked on the original and will feature lyrics by Gulzar.