It's official at last. The Tamil remake of 3 idiots is to be called Nanban.
The film is being directed by Shankar and stars Vijay, Jeeva and Srikanth in the lead roles. The mega venture will also feature popular actress Illeana, who will be seen in Tamil after Kedi. Sathyaraj and Sathyan too play pivotal roles.
Apart from these stars, director S. J. Surya, actress Anuya and Ajay Rathinam are set to make a special appearance.
Sources close to the film's unit say that scenes involving Jiiva, Srikanth, Sathyaraj, Sathyan and S J Suryah are being shot in Ooty now. Vijay's portions are to be canned from February 25. While the camera will be handled by Manoj Paramahamsa, Harris Jayaraj will score the music.
Here is the exclusive list of cast and crew
Vijay - Aamir Khan
Ileana D'Cruz - Kareena Kapoor
Jeeva - Sharman Joshi
Srikanth - Madhavan
Sathyaraj - Boman Irani
Sathyan Sivakumar - Omi Vaidya
S. J. Surya - Javed Jaffrey
Anuya Bhagvath - Mona Singh
Director: S. Shankar
Music: Harris Jayaraj
Story: Abhijat Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani
Cinematography: Manoj Paramahamsa
Studio: Gemini Film Circuit
Distributor: Sun Pictures