Actor Hrithik Roshan caught the attention with his tanned look in the Super 30 trailer and will soon be able to sign his next film with Farah Khan. If the actor ends up for the next project of the choreographer turned filmmaker, an adaptation of the 1982 film Satte Pe Satta, can be put in the shoes of the main actor Amitabh Bachchan for the role.
Apparently, Hrithik Roshan has been forced to play the role of Amitabh Bachchan in the new version of the 1982 film Satte Pe Satta, which Farah Khan is doing in collaboration with Rohit Shetty. According to a Pinkvilla report, Hrithik Roshan “verbally approved” the project after meeting Farah Khan. A source was quoted as saying: “Farah has already discussed the idea with Hrithik Roshan, who has also given a verbal nod to the project, Farah has reviewed the entire script and designed it to adapt to contemporary times.” They needed a superstar who would commanding the same screen presence that Big B and Hrithik was their first choice. ” Hrithik previously played the lead role in the new version of Agneepath, one of the iconic films of Amitabh Bachchan.
“Farah and Hrithik have been friends for decades, so they immediately heard the story and approved it, the final modalities will be developed soon and the actor will also make an announcement right after that,” the source added.
According to a report in Pinkvilla, a source was quoted as saying: “Farah has already discussed the idea with Hrithik Roshan, who also gave a verbal nod to the project. Farah has reworked the entire script and designed it to adapt to contemporary times. They needed a superstar to command the same screen presence that Big B and Duggu was their first choice. Farah and Hrithik have been friends for decades, so they immediately heard the story and approved it. The final modalities will be developed soon and the actor will also make an announcement just after that. ”
Satte Pe Satta featured Amitabh and Hema Malini in the lead roles. The film was an action comedy and also starring Sarika, Shakti Kapoor, Kanwaljit Singh, Amjad Khan, Mac Mohan and others. It was narrated by Kader Khan. Satte Pe Satta traced the story of seven orphaned and uneducated brothers whose lives change after the eldest, played by Amitabh Bachchan, marries Indu (Hema) and brings her home.
The trailer for the next Hrithik movie, Super 30, was released a few days ago and got a good response. While the actor drew attention for his tanned look and Bihari accent, the inspiring story of how he takes the initiative to tutor underprivileged applicants at IIT looks promising. The film is also starring Pankaj Tripathi and Aditya Srivastava of CID and will premiere on July 12.