Late legendary actor Rajesh Khanna’s iconic movie Bawarchi is getting a remake. Filmmaker Anushree Mehta has come on board to direct the brand new model. Bawarchi was initially helmed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee in 1972. It featured Rajesh Khanna together with Jaya Bachchan and Asrani.
Curiously, it was additionally a remake of Rabi Ghosh starrer 1966 Bengali movie Galpo Holeo Satti by Tapan Sinha. Enthusiastic about directing the movie, Anushree mentioned, “When my enterprise accomplice Abir Sengupta (Jaadugar Movies), Sameer Raj Sippy and I made a decision to affix arms to supply these three iconic movies, we had been clear that we would go away no stone unturned in remaking them with utmost love and respect.
“Throughout our dialogue on Bawarchi, Abir and Sameer had been of the opinion that I needs to be writing and directing the remake. They had been satisfied that I might be capable of inform the story in a fashion which might make them proud. We had been in sync with our imaginative and prescient and I wholeheartedly agreed to return on board because the writer-director,” she added.
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“The concept of retelling a movie is to adapt it based on the present instances and make it extra relatable to the world we stay in today–while preserving the soul and goal of the unique intact. Since Bawarchi itself was a remake of a Bengali movie, Hrishida in his time recreated it and made it relatable to that period. My try goes to be with an identical intention, to retell the traditional story of Bawarchi in a approach that household audiences of all age teams can watch and benefit from the film collectively. Casting of the movie is underway.