As the list of classic film remakes grows, another film maker having a go at this style of film making is Umesh Shukla. Attempting to re-make the 1975 classic Dharmendrastarer ‘ChupkeChupke‘, Shukla has managed to sign on comedian actor Paresh Rawal for a role.
Hindustan Timesreported the ‘Oh My God!” (2012) director stating, “So far we have only finalised Paresh Rawal, who will play Om Prakash’s role.Needless to say Pareshji is a wonderful actor and I share a good bonding with him. It will be fun to work with him again.”
‘Chupke Chupke‘ tells the story of a husband who plays numerous comical pranks on his wife, where he uses his friends and relatives as a part of each prank. The original also starred Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchanand Jaya Bachchan. The adaptation will seeRawalplay the role of the husband’s brother.
The rest of the cast is yet to be finalised, as Shukla goes on to explain, “Writer Sajid and Farhad have written the script and the film is in its final draft stage. It’s a fun-filled film. Once we finish the script, we will finalise the other actors as well.”