With more and more filmmakers turning to re-makes, producer-director Karan Johar has also decided to branch out in making his own representation of another film. The project in question is the famous French comedy drama ‘The Intouchables’ (2011), and it will have Mohit Suri as director for this production house for the first time, as BizAsia reported a few days ago.
Stating how he has always been impressed by Suri’s work, Times of Indiareported Johar explaining, “I’ve admired his work since the beginning of his career. He has a way of telling stories in a heartfelt manner. This was a perfect opportunity for us to collaborate. I have a very warm personal relationship with him and hope that professionally too, we will have a strong and long association.”
Suri is responsible for films like, ‘Murder 2′ (2011),’Aashiqui 2’ (2013), and most recently ‘Ek Villain’. Talking of his collaboration with Johar, he went onto say, “Karan and I found common ground much before ‘Aashiqui 2’released. When most people weren’t even giving the film importance, we started meeting and found a connect. ‘The Intouchables’ is one of the loveliest films I’ve seen and both of us are sold on the story. It is full of emotions and our remake will have a lot more tears, drama and fun.”
‘The Intouchables’ is a true story which evolves around of a disabled man and his caretaker. It touches on aspects of love, friendship and a lot of thrills. News also suggests that Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan have already been approached about the project.
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