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Fatima Sana Shaikh walks out of Hindi remake of Aruvi

No official statements of information are out yet, regarding why the collaboration has been cancelled

Megha Mukundan
Nov 21, 2021
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Fatima Sana Shaikh, who is best known for Dangal, has opted out of the Hindi remake of the Tamil hit Aruvi. According to ETimes exclusive report, she told the director and producer that she would collaborate with the team on another project, though they tried their best to convince her.

The movie was supposed to be commenced in August 2021 but has been delayed. Though Fatima had allocated dates for August, now it is all in vain. The shoot was scheduled for November 20, which has now further been delayed due to Fatima’s backout.

The Hindi remake will be helmed by E Niwas and backed by Applause Entertainment and Faith Films. Reportedly, Fatima had started preparing for the role, including a few readings with the director. 

Ironically, both the director and actress were equally excited during the initial stage. Niwas had mentioned in an earlier statement about how euphoric and privileged he feels to remake the most beautiful characters. He also thought that Fatima would be the best fit for the role.

On the other hand, there are reports in which the actress had also shared her excitement to work for the movie. She had said that she was looking forward to collaborating with the team and delving deep into the character.

Now that the whole scenario has changed, no official statements of information are out yet, regarding why the collaboration has been cancelled. ETimes further reported that the director chose to remain unavailable for calls. 

Meanwhile, the 2016 Tamil hit Aruvi essayed by Aditi Balan, is a fierce political drama revolving around a middle-class girl. Directed by Arun Prabhu Purushothaman, the movie is written based on the global conflicts in late 2009. 

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