In line as one of the several Hindi film remakes is Mahesh Bhatt's Arth that starred Smita Patil and Shabana Azmi in lead roles. Reports say that South actress-filmmaker Revathy will be directing the remake.
Recently, it was reported that Jacqueline Fernandez has been roped in to play Smita Patil's role in the remake. Now the news is that Swara Bhasker has been roped in to play Shabana Azmi's role. Reports suggest that Revathy has been following Swara's films and considers her as one of the best actresses we have today.
Buzz is that they have verbally agreed to star in the remake but an official announcement will be made when the paperwork is complete. The film is expected to roll around December-January.