These iconic films of Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bachchan are set for a remake!!, deets inside
Classic movies starring the icon for the icons – Amitabh Bachchan, the first superstar of Bollywood – Rajesh Khanna, the versatility redefined Sanjeev Kumar and one of the most finest actress of Bollywood Jaya Bachchan are going to be remade officially.
Yes, you read it right. But which are these movies...
Well, its Bawarchi starring Rajesh Khanna, Milli starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar’s Koshish starring Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bachchan.
Bawarchi is a feel good family drama by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. Milli is a touching story of love and lost by Hrishikesh da while Koshish is a sensitive involving a deaf and dumb couple played by Sanjeev Kumar and Jaya Bachchan.
Radhika Apte starrer Mrs Undercover fame director Anushree Mehta and Abir Sengupta of JAADUGAR FILMS and Sameer Raj Sippy of SRS Productions had made the announcement to jointly produce the official Hindi remakes of these three evergreen classics –Mili (1975), Koshish (1972) and Bawarchi (1972).
Sameer Raj Sippy has been reportedly quoted saying, “I feel movies are about defining moments, interesting enough to share with people, and that’s why I think it’s time we take classic stories and bring them in today’s scenario, with a newer and modern outlook. And that’s the intention behind revisiting Bawarchi, Mili and Koshish. Coming from a legendary family of filmmakers, and being inspired by the family business, I now want to continue this legacy that has been handed down by my grandfather, Shri N. C. Sippy, my uncle Romu Sippy and my father Raj Sippy."
Interestingly Jaya Bachchan also stars in Bawarchi as well along with Mili and Koshish.
Anushree Mehta and Abir Sengupta of Jaadugar Films have been reportedly quoted saying, “ We are absolutely thrilled to be setting upon this magical journey of making three of our all-time favourite movies in a new form and mould. It is a huge responsibility as Koshish, Bawarchi and Mili are celebrated in India and across the globe which have been made by the legendary Gulzar Saab and Hrishi da who have set the standards of filmmaking for generations to come. These are the films we have grown up on and they are the stories that the new generation should also witness; to know our rich cinematic legacy. We endeavour to put our best to live up to the expectations, the responsibility and most importantly remake these films which will touch the audiences hearts far and wide.”
pls watch Anushree Mehta interview for Mrs. Undercover