Hrishikesh Mukherji’s timeless classic ‘Chupke Chupke’ up for a remake
Mumbai: Bollywood has been reeling with the concept of remakes for some time now. After ‘Agneepath’, another timeless classic will be remade. According to the latest reports, it has been revealed that Hrishikesh Mukherji’s masterpiece ‘Chupke Chupke’ is next on the remake list. But, what strikes instantly is the gossip about the star cast that is doing the rounds. It is being said that the film will star the sons of the original cast Amitabh Bachchan and Dharmendra in the film – Abhishek and Bobby Deol!
Buzz has it that David Dhawan will direct the remake and Sohail Maklai will jointly produce it with Vishvaas Paandya of White Stripes.
Maklai has roped in writer Rumy Jaffrey, who is currently finalising the script while the final casting is under way.
Now hold on for the biggest surprise. It is also being rumored that Amitabh Bachchan is likely to star in the remake. Speaking to a daily a source said, “Paandya had the rights of the film for some time. Now, he has joined hands with Sohail Maklai in making this film. The wish list is to have these actors on board. It is a classic film and most filmmakers would dare not go on that path but enough measures are being taken to make a unique film yet again.”
When contacted, David Dhawan said, “Yes, the film has been offered to me and I am considering it.”
On the other hand, Sohail Maklai said, “Yes we are remaking the film along with White Stripes. Rumi Jaffrey is writing it and David Dhawan will direct it. However, no one in the cast has been finalised and we will approach them once the script is ready.”