ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » Akshay Kumar in 'Jatt & Juliet' remake?
 

Akshay Kumar in 'Jatt & Juliet' remake?

Akshay to play lead in 'Jatt & Juliet' remake?
By Subhash K. Jha (IANS)
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 06:32:38 GMT
 

If things go as planned, we might see Akshay Kumar playing a rustic lout wooing a pretty fashion designer in the Hindi remake of the Punjabi blockbuster Jatt & Juliet.

The remake rights of "Jatt & Juliet", the biggest hit in Punjabi cinema of all times, has been secured by producers Himesh Reshammiya and Rakesh Upadhyay -- the team that has just released the comic romp Khiladi 786.

It, therefore, comes as no surprise to hear that Akshay Kumar is likely to play the lead in the Hindi adaptation of the film.

The all-time blockbuster of a Punjabi romance starred Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa as a rustic Punjabi and a sophisticated fashion designer who keep bumping into one another in Canada.

The Punjabi film has been itching for a Bollywood interpretation. We now hear that following "Khiladi 786", Reshammiya and Upadhyay have joined hands to do "Jatt & Juliet" in Hindi.

The Hindi remake would be directed by Anurag Singh, who directed the Punjabi smash hit.

Upadhyay, while admitting that the "Jatt & Juliet" remake would start early next year, refrains from commenting on the cast.

"At the moment, I wouldn't like to comment on the cast. But yes, Himesh and I are going ahead with two projects. One of them is a thriller and the other is the remake of 'Jatt & Juliet'. The Punjabi film was also produced by Himesh and me. We'll do the remake on a much more lavish scale. But the basic plot of 'Jatt & Juliet' is so endearing it needs no embellishment in Hindi."

Press him about Akshay Kumar's presence in the remake, and Upadhyay laughs: "We've just delivered a film that has been immensely liked. So Himesh, Akshay and I would definitely not like to break the team. Like I said, until all the formalities are completed it would be unwise to talk about the casting."

Himesh Reshammiya and Rakesh Upadhyay intend to continue producing films together.

"After Khiladi 786, Himesh has 10 hardbound scripts ready. We're both workaholics. We'll continue to collaborate on mass-entertainment films. We want to make the kind of films that make people smile and laugh."
Rani Mukerji scotches rumour of January wedding with Aditya Chopra
 
Bigg Boss 6: Nirahua is out! Who will be next?
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan among highest paid celebs in Forbes list
Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan among highest paid celebs in Forbes list
Ooh La La: Sunny Leone to hot up Akshay Kumar’s 'Singh Is Bliing'?
Ooh La La: Sunny Leone to hot up Akshay Kumar’s 'Singh Is Bliing'?
Akshay Kumar to shoot for ‘Singh Is Bliing’ in Romania
Akshay Kumar to shoot for ‘Singh Is Bliing’ in Romania
'Brothers' behind the scenes video: Akshay, Sidharth trade punches and Punjabi jokes in the fighting ring
'Brothers' behind the scenes video: Akshay, Sidharth trade punches and Punjabi jokes in the fighting ring
Tags :
,
,
comments powered by Disqus


 
Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Poonam Pandey | Sherlyn Chopra | Alia Bhatt | New Hindi Movies

Photo Galleries 

Pix: Arshad Warsi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Amit Sadh bring 'Guddu Rangeela' to Delhi

Baba Siddique invites Shah Rukh Khan to Iftar dinner

Spotted: Salman Khan in Bandra

Jay Bhanushali snapped with his cool ride

Varun Dhawan shoots ‘Dilwale’ song with Ferrari and monster truck

Handsome Shah Rukh Khan at TAG Heuer campaign launch

Watch: Violent trailer of ‘Legend’ starring Tom Hardy in double role

Here’s what ‘IGT 6’ winner Manik Paul plans to do with his prize money
Wallpapers 

Bajrangi Bhaijaan Wallpapers

Katti Batti Wallpapers

Brothers Wallpapers

Sonam Kapoor Wallpapers

Drishyam Wallpapers

Singh Is Bliing Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Ileana

Esha Gupta

Sonal Chauhan
New Movies 

Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho

Abcd - Any Body Can Dance - 2

Hamari Adhuri Kahani
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’

Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif wow in ‘Bang Bang’ song video 'Tu Meri'

Shahid Kapoor in the 'Haider' song ‘Bismil’

‘Raja Natwarlal’ song ‘Namak Paare’ featuring Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Malick


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor