Last week, Karan Johar announced that his production house, Dharma Productions, would be producing a remake of Subhash Ghai�۪s ��Ram Lakhan�۪ (1989).�� News is now doing the rounds that actor Ranbir Kapoor has been approached to play the role of Lakhan, originally essayed by Anil Kapoor.
���Ever since Karan announced that he had purchased the remake rights, everyone started speculating as to who would be perfect for Anil and Jackie�۪s roles. ��Initially, there were rumours about Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra being the ideal duo to play brothers on screen.�� Later, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh�۪s names were tossed around��_ Now, reports suggest that Ranbir has been approached. ��Karan recently met him and spoke to him about the role. ��Ranbir has also apparently agreed in principle though an official announcement is awaited. ��Anil and Jackie�۪s roles need strong actors and the first name that came up was apparently Ranbir�۪s,� a source informed Absolute India.
It can be noted that during the promotions of Yash Raj Films�۪ ��Gunday�۪ (2014), Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh expressed their desire to star in a remake of ��Ram Lakhan�۪ together.
The original film starred Jackie Shroff as Ram and Anil Kapoor as Lakhan.�� Dimple Kapadia and Madhuri Dixit played their respective love interests.�� While an announcement on the cast for the remake is expected soon, all that has been confirmed as of yet is that it will be directed by Rohit Shetty.
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