Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan to star in the Hindi remake of Vikram Vedha, release date announced

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Published by Mohit Kumar Dixit on 10 Jul 2021


For a long time, it was speculated that Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan star in the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster ‘Vikram Vedha’. Now, an official announcement has been made on the same.

After Aamir Khan’s back out, the Krrish actor Hrithik Roshan came on board to essay the antagonist in the Bollywood version of Vikram Vedha. Saif Ali Khan plays the protagonist. The film will be directed by the original film director – Pushkar-Gayathri. The crime-thriller has been titled the same as the original name and the makers of the film are eyeing for September 30, 2022 Release.

Announcing the same Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, “HRITHIK – SAIF IN ‘VIKRAM VEDHA’ REMAKE… #HrithikRoshan and #SaifAliKhan will star in the #Hindi remake of #Tamil film #VikramVedha… Pushkar-Gayathri – the director duo of the original film – will direct the #Hindi version too… 30 Sept 2022 release.”

In the original film, R. Madhavan had played a protagonist character of a determined and honest cop ‘Vikram’ and Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi had aced the role of a smart and clever villain ‘Vedha’.

The film was a huge blockbuster and set a new benchmark in crime-thrillers. The story has been inspired by the ancient lore ‘Vikram-Betaal’ where the wily gangster always manages to escape every time from a determined cop who nabs him, by reciting a new story drawn from his own life and leaving the cop in confusion.


Earlier, Aamir Khan was the first choice to play the role of clever antagonist which was originally played by Vijay Sethupathi. However, things didn’t work out and now the makers have signed Hrithik Roshan to play the same. Hrithik will be seen playing a benarasi gangster in the film. He will have two distinct looks of a young age and an aged man with a belly. Makers are still looking for a female star cast. If all goes well, this project will be a treat for cinemalovers.

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