The original producer, N.C. Sippy's grandson Sameer Raj Sippy, and producer Vikram Khakhar are prepared to remake one of Bollywood's most iconic films, starring veteran actor Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan.
As narrated by his best friend, the story of a terminally sick guy who aspires to enjoy life to the fullest before the inevitable happens. In 1972, the film received a number of prizes, including the Filmfare Award for Best Film.
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 emphasize on the value of life, will enhance the story of Anand.”
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.