It has been confirmed that actor Kathir would play the lead role alongside actress Divya Bharathi in the Tamil version of the Malayalam popular film 'Ishq.' While Shiv Mohaa of Zero fame is directing the film, the makers have announced the first look poster and the film's title. Interestingly, the producers were able to get naming rights to the title of Ajith Kumar's 1995 superhit film 'Aasai' for their film as well.
On the occasion of Kathir's birthday, actress Keerthy Suresh revealed the film's first look poster and title today. The poster depicts the principal couple, Kathir and Divya Bharathi, preparing to kiss. Poorna and Linga have major roles in the film as well. The music is by Revaa, the cinematography is by Babu Kumar, and the editing is by Sudharsan.
'Ishq' is a Malayalam romance thriller released in 2019 starring Shane Nigam, Ann Sheetal, Shine Tom Chacko, and Leona Lishoy. The film was also recreated in Telugu under the same title, although it did not do as well as the original. The filmmakers have opted to go with a Tamil remake because they want to bring the picture to a wider audience.