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Journalist Rangaraj Pandey turns actor with Ajith’s next

The journalist-turned-actor will be reprising Piyush Mishra’s role from the original, while Ajith will play the role of Amitabh Bachchan

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Published: 20th December 2018

Rangaraj Pandey, who recently stepped down from his position as editor-in-chief of a popular media organisation, will now make his acting debut. Pandey will be playing a vital role in Ajith’s next with director Vinoth. The film, tentatively referred to as AK 59, is an official remake of the Bollywood film Pink. The journalist-turned-actor will be reprising Piyush Mishra’s role from the original, while Ajith will play the role of Amitabh Bachchan. The rest of the cast has not yet been announced. 

The film is being produced by Boney Kapoor and marks his company Bayview Projects LLP’s first venture in Tamil. Yuvan Shankar Raja is the film's music director, while Nirav Shah is its cinematographer. AK 59 went on floors recently in Chennai, with an announced release date of May 1, 2019. 

Meanwhile, Ajith is awaiting the release of Viswasam, which is scheduled to hit the screens on Pongal.

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