Hrithik Roshan was the proper option to play Amitabh Bachchan’s position in ‘Satte Pe Satta’ remake: Raj N Sippy

Hrithik Roshan was the perfect choice to play Amitabh Bachchan's role in 'Satte Pe Satta' remake: Raj N Sippy - Times of India

Whereas there’s nonetheless some uncertainty concerning the remake of Amitabh Bachchan-starrer cult movie ‘Satte Pe Satta’, Raj N Sippy, who had directed the unique movie, feels that Hrithik Roshan is one of the best wager for the lead position. Whereas the ‘Battle’ actor has reportedly already turned down the supply as a result of he would not need to reprise one other Amitabh position after ‘Agneepath’ and would relatively concentrate on his father’s subsequent, the filmmaker can’t consider a greater actor for the position.

In an unique interview with ETimes, the filmmaker says, “I believed Hrithik Roshan was one of the best wager, taking into account the character of Babu.” Curiously, the script of the movie, which was tailored from the 1954 Hollywood movie ‘Seven Brides For Seven Brothers’ had no character like Babu and it was the Sippy brothers who launched one. “We felt there was no plot, so, we made plenty of adjustments whereas making the movie,” he remembers.

Ask him if he has a feminine lead in thoughts too to play Hema Malini’s character of a nurse within the movie, on condition that names of Deepika Padukone and Katrina Kaif have been developing for a similar, and the filmmaker clarifies, “I actually can’t say something; I’ve given away the rights of the movie, however the dialogue on the remake has been there for fairly a while. Sanjay (Dutt) was doing the movie after I offered the Hindi remake rights of the movie to Ashtavinayak, however then the corporate acquired into hassle they usually resold the rights to another manufacturing home”.

Crediting the success of the movie and the cult standing it has achieved as we speak, to the group of the movie engaged on the movie, Sippy provides, “I used to be plain fortunate, I had a superb group and such good actors who lived like brothers. When you may have such a conducive atmosphere, the whole lot falls into place.” Recalling the Srinagar schedule of the movie, he relays, “We had a name time of 8 am and Hema ji was on the units on time regardless that she was pregnant. We had a 19-day schedule, however we completed it in 12 days due to the unit’s cooperation”. When requested if Ranjeeta was the primary selection for Seema’s character, Sippy nods within the affirmative. “She was at all times the primary selection; her profession was simply taking off on the time. I knowledgeable Mr Bachchan about her and he had no points in any respect”.

Rumours of a ‘Satte Pe Satta’ remake first sparked off in 2019 after Farah Khan introduced that she was directing a movie, which might be produced by Rohit Shetty. Though she by no means actually confirmed that it was remake of ‘Satte Pe Satta’, commerce was abuzz with the whispers that it certainly was a remake of the Amitabh Bachchan-starrer. Apparently, on the time, the makers had been working in the direction of shopping for the rights of the movie, first from the Indian rights holder, and later from the producers of ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’.

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