Remember Pokkiri? The Tamil film which was remade in Hindi by Boney Kapoor as Wanted. Well, Pokkiri was released in Tamil Nadu on the festive occasion of Sankranti/Pongal (14th January 2007). And its remake, ‘Wanted’, made with Salman Khan in the lead, was released the following year on the festival of Eid (in September).
Cut to year 2011. This week (14th January) saw the release of the Tamil film, Kavalan, in TamilNadu. It is a remake of the Malayalam film, titled Bodyguard. The Hindi remake of ‘Bodyguard’, which is also titled Bodyguard, will hit the screens on the occasion of Eid, this year itself. And yes, the remake once again stars Salman Khan.