Mumbai: A sequel to Sunny Deol's 2001 blockbuster "Gadar: Ek Prem Katha" is underway and the story will be a continuation from the original film with a backdrop of India-Pakistan.
The film, directed by Anil Sharma, ranks among the top three Indian films in all-time highest footfalls. According to sources, it had 17 crore footfalls and had earned Rs 256 crore upon its release in 2001.
"We have been working on 'Gadar' sequel since 15 years. 'Gadar' will be story of Tara (Sunny), Sakeena (Ameesha Patel) and Jeet (their son). The story will move ahead with India-Pakistan angle, 'Gadar' is incomplete without it.
"The cast will remain same, like how we have seen in films like 'Baahubali', 'Rambo, 'Fast and Furious', etc. We have discussed the idea with Sunny. We can't disclose anything at the moment," a source close to the film's production told PTI.
The movie also featured Amrish Puri and Lillete Dubey.
Also, work has begun on the sequel of Sunny and Anil's another hit film "Apne" (2009) that starred the three Deols - Sunny, Bobby and Dharmendra.