Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bachchan’s Bawarchi to be remade, Anushree Mehta to direct the remake – India TV

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Picture Supply : IMDB OG Bawarchi was launched in 1972.

Filmmaker Anushree Mehta, who is understood for helming Radhika Apte-starrer Mrs Undercover, will now be directing the Hindi remake of the a lot liked 1972 basic Bawarchi, initially helmed by iconic Hrishikesh Mukherjee.

The variation of the Hrishikesh Mukherjee directorial would be the first film out of the three-film collaboration between Jaadugar Movies and Sameer Raj Sippy Productions. They may also remake timeless classics like Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bachchan starrer Mili (1975) and Gulzar’s iconic 1972 drama Koshish.

Anushree described directing the Bawarchi adaptation as a ‘kaleidoscopic mixture’ of being excited, honoured, humbled coupled with the notice of shouldering a ‘large duty’.

“When my enterprise accomplice Abir Sengupta (Jaadugar Movies), Sameer Raj Sippy and I made a decision to affix fingers to supply these three iconic movies, we had been clear that we would depart 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 ought to be writing and directing the remake,” IANS reported quoting the director. 

“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 whole-heartedly agreed to return board because the writer-director,” the director added.

The OG household comedy drama featured an ensemble led by actors Rajesh Khanna, Jaya Bachchan and Asrani amongst others. Bawarchi was a remake of Rabi Ghosh-starrer 1966 Bengali movie Galpo Holeo Satti by Tapan Sinha.

Speaking about holding the soul of the OG movie intact, she additional added, “The concept of retelling a movie is to adapt it in line with the present occasions and make it extra relatable to the world we reside in as we speak—whereas holding the soul and function 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.”

The movie will go on flooring in 2024. Casting of the movie can be underway.

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(With IANS inputs)