Akshay Kumar's, Kambakkht Ishq is the accommodate of a Tamil movie starring Kamal Haasan titled, Pammal K. Sambandam (2002). The Tamil movie was a big hit bottomward South.
In that film, Kamal Haasan had played the appellation role and it additionally starred Simran, Abbas and Sneha. Their roles accept been commissioned with Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor, Aftab Shivdasani and Sneha respectively. It was directed by Mouli. In the Tamil original, Kamal allowable the role of a movie stuntman while Simran was a doctor in the making. In the Hindi version, Akshay Kumar is a acclaimed achievement artisan while Kareena Kapoor plays a cool model. Pammal K. Sambandam was to accept been adapted in Hindi by Anees Bazmee for South ambassador GV Films which had acquired the remaking rights for Rs. 5 lakh.
However, Sajid paid Rs. 75 lakh for the aforementioned remaking rights. Reportedly, Sajid Nadiadwala has absolved neither efforts nor money in remaking the South hit. Al admitting it is directed by a fresh name (Saabir Khan), it is said to accept amount over Rs. 60 crore.