Producer Vikram Khakhar says, "Digging into our own classics, we will find invaluable gems rather than scouting for stories, Internationally or Regionally."
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One of the most iconic films starring Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan is all set to be remade by the original producer, N.C. Sippy’s grandson Sameer Raj Sippy along with Producer Vikram Khakhar.
While the film is at the scripting stage, the makers are yet to finalise the director. Excited Producer Vikram Khakhar adds, “Digging into our own classics, we will find invaluable gems rather than scouting for stories, Internationally or Regionally. Placing Anand in the post Covid era, where we emphasise on the value of life, will enhance the story of Anand.”
OFFICIAL REMAKE OF 'ANAND' ANNOUNCED... #Anand - one of the most iconic films starring #RajeshKhanna and #AmitabhBachchan, directed by #HrishikeshMukherjee - will be remade by the original producer - #NCSippy’s grandson #SameerRajSippy - along with producer #VikramKhakhar. pic.twitter.com/DdhxZrRXDz— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 19, 2022
Elated about the remake announcement, Producer Sameer Raj Sippy who feels that stories like these need to be narrated to the new generation, he said, “Keeping in mind the sensibilities of the original film and the emotions attached, I felt the current generation needs to be retold the many stories that are so relevant today and specially when there is a great appetite for good content.”
Produced by Sameer Raj Sippy and Vikram Khakhar, the other details about the film are underwraps. The remake of this cult classic movie will definitely turn into a blockbuster impressing millions of viewers.