MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar has approached Priyadarshan to remake in Hindi The Arab, The Camel and P Madhavan Nair that the director had helmed in Malayalam.
Confirming the same, Priyadarshan said, "I am remaking this Malayalam film of mine The Arab, The Camel and P Madhavan Nair in Hindi. That is the last film I did with Mohanlal. Akshay Kumar would feature in the Hindi remake and will also produce it."
The Arab, The Camel, and P Madhavan Nair is a 2011 Malayalam romantic comedy that stars Mohanlal, Mukesh, Lakshmi Rai and Bhavana.
Meanwhile, Priyadarshan is awaiting the release of his latest Hindi film Tezz on 27 April. The film features Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Zayed Khan and Kangana Ranaut and Mohanlal in a cameo.
Kumar’s move follows Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn who have been engaged in remaking films from South India.