Karan Johar will produce the Hindi remake of Mani Ratnam`s O Kadhal Kanmani (OKK). The movie will be directed by Shaad Ali, a former assistant of Mr. Ratnam. The roles played by Nithya Menon and Dulquer Salman will be played by Shradha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur respectively.
Mr. Johar tweeted, Honored to collaborate with Mani Ratnam on the recreation of his labour of love... Directed by Shaad Ali... Cast coming up (sic). A little later, he tweeted, Mani Ratnam... Gulzar saab... AR Rahman... Shaad and us present Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur in the official recreation of OK Kanmani (sic). The music for the film will be composed by A.R. Rahman, who also composed for the Tamil one.