Akshay to do Prithviraj's film

It seems to be the season of movies from south being remade in Bollywod. After doing Siruthai’s remake,

Akshay Kumar will be doing actor Mammootty – Prithviraj’s Malayalam hit Pokkiri Raja.

Akshay Kumar will have no leading lady to romance on screen in his upcoming film, a
south remake.

It will be directed by Anthony D’Souza. The 2010 Malayalam film featured Mammooty, Prithviraj and Shriya Sharan in the lead. The Hindi version, either to be titled Naam Hai Boss or Boss will see Akshay stepping into the shoes of Mammooty.

‘It is for the first time that there will be no heroine opposite Akshay Kumar in the film. He is playing the role of Mammooty. But there will be two young newcomers – one hero and heroine,’ sources close to the project told