No Kriti, Priyanka was the first option for Mimi
Mala Aai Vhhaychy!, A marathi movie with Kothare Urmilla at the head, it's getting remade like Mimi presenting Kriti Sanon .
The film is a story of a surrogate mother who bears a foreigner’s child and, according to Samruodhi Porey, writer-director of the original film, the makers of Mimi have bought the official rights of the Marathi film. She says, “Producer Dinesh Vijan Recently I saw my movie on a flight, eight years after it was made. He liked it and got in touch, publication in which we have given him the rights for a hindi remake to his production house.
Samruoddhi, who is also the writer of the Hindi version, adds that the creators were in talks with Priyanka Chopra for the Hindi remake. “However, she has been super busy and the dates didn’t work out. So, Kriti was roped in, ”adds Samruoddhi. Interestingly, for those unaware, Priyanka’s pet name is Mimi too.
The Hindi movie will see Kriti meet his Luka Chuppi director, Laxman Utekar, and his co-star Pankaj Tripathi, who plays his brother in it.
Urmilla, meanwhile, is happy with the development. She says: “Bad Aai Vhhaychy! It is a film that deserves to be remade in all languages and I am happy that it has a national reach with the Hindi remake. I am happy for Samruoddhi ma’am and I wish him the best for the remake.
While the film was previously remade in Telugu as Welcome Obama (with Urmilla in the lead), Samruoddhi adds that he has only granted Telugu and Hindi rights to others and possesses other linguistic rights. She adds: We are also in talks with a Hollywood production for an English remake, but things are still in process on that front.