Director Priyadarshan has acquired the remake rights of the film Visaranai directed by Vetrimaaran. Vetrimaaran had directed the film Visaranai which had Dinesh, Samuthirakani and Anandhi in the cast. Dhanush and Vetrimaaran had jointly produced the film. Lyca Productions acquired the theatrical rights and released the film.
The film which won laurels and awards in various film festivals was released on 5th February. Members of the Tamil film fraternity who saw the film appreciated it very much. This film was also a great hit amongst the audience.
At this juncture, leading director Priyadarshan has acquired the Hindi remake rights. Akshay Kumar will be donning the lead role. It has been confirmed that Akshay Kumar will participate in the Visaranai press meet which is to be held in Mumbai.