Anil Kapoor and late Sridevi’s 1987’s film Mr. India is one of the films which is still close to everybody’s heart and is one of the unforgettable films of Bollywood. The movie featured great actors of the industry including Amrish Puri, Ashok Kumar, Satish Kaushik, Ajit Vachan among others.
While now, Ali Abbas Zafar who directed films like Bharat, Sultan, Tiger Zinda Hai announced that he will make Mr. India and said, “It is is a huge responsibility to carry forward an iconic character loved by everyone.” As of now, the director is working on the script.
During our interview with Anil Kapoor, when asked about the remake of Mr. India, he said, “You can’t make that film; I think there will be harda kiri. Because we all were going through a stage of our careers, where there was a certain kind of creative juices were flowing, be it the casting, or be it faces. Now the faces which were there at that time are not the same now.”
He also opened up about the role of Mogambo, which was played by late Amrish Puri and said, “Where you will get Amrish Puri, from where? Nobody can replace, Sridevi & Amrish Puri, so that’s the end of it.”
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