Ileana excited to get ‘3 Idiots’ remake


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The stunning Telugu actress Ileana known for her charming face and slender frame has again bagged a plum project.

The actress will work in a bilingual remake of 3 Idiots to be directed by Shankar. Yes, she will do Kareena Kapoor’s role in the film to be made in Tamil and Telugu languages.

For the 3 Idiots remake, Ileana D’Cruz will again pair up with Mahesh Babu. The smashing on-screen jodi has given the hit Pokri which was later made into Wanted in Bollywood. Ileana is excited to work with Mahesh and also with director Shankar. The movie is her first Tamil film; till now she has only done Telugu films in spite of several offers from Tamil producers.

As for now, she is just going with the flow. Since 2008, her career is on an upswing with several hits to her credit like Jalsa and Kick. The actress’ remuneration is now believed to be Rs 1.2 crore which makes her one of the highest paid actresses in southern film industry.

Will she model her character on the one played by Kareena? Though Ileana has watched 3 Idiots twice, she says she will do the role her way.