Fatima Sana Shaikh to play the lead role in Aruvi's Hindi remake

Aruvi starring Aditi Balan released in 2017 and the movie received critical acclaim for its unique characterisation and the making. Directed by debutant filmmaker Arun Prabu, the movie was produced by SR Prabhu’s Dream Warrior Pictures. The movie’s star cast included Aditi Balan, Anjali Varadhan, and Lakshmi Gopalaswamy, among others. The movie was about the social anguish of a girl. The film stood out for the beautiful manner it was direted and an unexpected plotline. Aditi Balan made a stellar debut as a lead in the movie and the film was screened in several international film festivals. It is now understood that the movie is going to be remade in Hindi. The film will have Dangal fame Fatima Sana Shaikh playing the lead role and it will be directed by E Niwas.

SR Prabhu shared the news on his social media account and wrote, “Happy to see #Aruvi being made in Hindi. Best wishes to the team!!”

Applause Entertainment and Viki Rajani of Faith Films together are producing the movie and the movie’s announcement was made with a photo of Fatima posing with the team. The film is yet to be titled but the shooting will be starting by mid-2021.