Director Harish Shankar has approached actor Varun Tej to play the lead in the remake of Tamil crime comedy 'Jigarthanda'. Varun has been asked to play the role which was done by Bobby Simha in the original.
Varun Tej is currently promoting his film F2. When asked about being a part of Harish Shankar's film, Varun Tej did confirm that he was approached for this film. But he did not tell if he has signed on the dotted line for this one. He is yet to confirm if he will be a part of this film. The remake of Jigarthanda will be launched in 26th January.