Deepika Padukone could be playing the lead opposite Salman Khan in the Hindi remake of the Malayalam film Bodyguard, which released in the South this March. The film was written and directed by top South Indian director Siddique.The director has been approached by many other filmmakers for the rights of the film but Atul Agnihotri has procured them for the Hindi remake. Only after completing the Tamil version will Siddique embark on the Hindi remake as a director and writer.
The movie is about a young man who is attracted to individuals who show acts of heroism and follows them like a bodyguard. Things take an interesting turn when he has to accompany a businessman’s beautiful daughter to college in that capacity.