Vidya Balan starrer critically acclaimed blockbuster ‘Kahaani‘ of the year 2012, is soon be remade in English. Yash Raj Films Entertainment, the international branch of Yash Raj Films has decided to develop an English remake of ‘Kahaani‘ with the title ‘Deity’, reportedly.
YRF made this announcement and the English remake will be helmed by ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ fame Niels Arden Oplev, as per the report. Richard Regen and Jose Rivera will make a new script for the western audience. Sujoy Ghosh, the director of ‘Kahaani‘, is happy about the news that Niels Arden Oplev will be directing this remake and is optimistic about the thing that he will come up with a unique offering as the western version.
The English version, ‘Deity’ will narrate a story of an American lady, who arrives in Kolkata in the pursuit of her missing husband. This lady notices the fact that she is in the middle of a dangerous conspiracy. A colourful week-long festival happens to be backdrop of the tale. The shooting of the flick will take place in Kolkata. ‘Deity’, the thriller will feature interesting characters and a gripping tale, said the director Neils.
‘Deity’ will be produced and financed by YRF Entertainment. The Head of Production & Development, Jonathan Reiman will be the Executive Producer, whereas the Producer of the film will be CEO Uday Chopra. The production of the film ‘Deity’ will commence in February 2015.