Andhagan: JJ Fredrick quits as Andhadhun Tamil remake goes on floors


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Andhagan also stars KS Ravikumar, Urvashi, Leela Samson, Manobala, and Vanitha Vijayakumar. By: Entertainment Desk | Bengaluru |

March 10, 2021 3:52:21 pm

Andhagan is the Tamil remake of Andhadhun. It is unclear as to why Fredrick dropped out of the project. And Thiyagarajan has directed Prashanth in several movies in the past including Aanazhagan, Shock, Ponnar Shankar and Mambattiyan. Composer Santhosh Narayanan will score the music for the film. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. The film released directly on Amazon Prime Video owing to the COVID-induced lockdown. Prashanth is a trained pianist from the Trinity College of Music, London. #StaarMovies Production @actorprashanth *ing @actorthiagaraja Dir #Andhagan #AndhadhunTamil
Shoot Started Today #RaviYadhav #SenthilRaghavan @SimranbaggaOffc #Karthik @iYogiBabu #KSRavikumar @utharamenon5 #Oorvasi @manobalam @vanithavijayku1 #LeelaSamson #Poovaiyaar #NM pic.twitter.com/06JjsVwj5x
— Nikil Murukan (@onlynikil) March 10, 2021
Andhagan is a thriller which revolves around a blind Piano player. “This is to inform you all that, I’m not directing the film #Andhagan & Goodluck to the Team. While Prashanth will reprise the role of Ayushmann Khurrana, Simran will step in for the role originally played by Tabu. The filmmaker’s announcement comes just hours after the project went on the floors with actor-filmmaker Thiyagarajan at the helm. (Photo: Nikil Murukan/ Twitter)
Director JJ Fredrick on Wednesday revealed that he was no longer part of Andhagan, which is the Tamil remake of Bollywood hit Andhadhun. © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Fredrick made his directorial debut last year with Ponmagal Vandhal, starring Jyothika in the lead role. And Andhagan was supposed to be his second directorial outing.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
In addition to producing it, Thiyagarajan has now taken the responsibility of directing Andhagan, which stars his son Prashanth in the lead role. The father-actor duo also remade Sriram Raghavan’s Johnny Gaddar in Tamil, titled Johnny. Dear All 🤗
This is to inform you all that, I’m not directing the film #Andhagan & Goodluck to the Team 💐
Thank you all for the support and love & Will keep you posted about my next project very soon 🙂
— Jj Fredrick (@fredrickjj) March 10, 2021
It is worth noting that the onscreen combination of Prashanth and Simran was a big hit in the 1990s. So he should feel at home playing the role of a musician. Thank you all for the support and love & Will keep you posted about my next project very soon(sic),” said Fredrick in a statement.