The original movie starred Kerala superstar Prithviraj and was one of the biggest hits of last year. Rohit Shetty says, “I have seen PUTHIYA MUKHAM three times. Ajay and I have been wanting to do a hardcore action film for the last three years. At last, we are doing it!”
The film is scheduled to go on floors by year end or early next year. Ajay has already a lot of films in line awaiting release this year including Ashwni Dhir’s ATITHI TUM KAB JAOGE?, Prakash Jha’s RAAJNEETI, Kireet Khurana’s TOONPUR KA SUPERHERO, Priyadarshan’s GARAM HAWA, Bunty Lutharia’s ONCE UPON A TIME and Rohit Shetty’s GOLMAAL 3; that begins shooting this April.