In February, Ali Abbas Zafar was roped in by Zee Studios to create a superhero trilogy Mr India. Following the announcement, Shekhar Kapur, the director of the 1987 basic starring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi, had stated he was by no means consulted.
Zafar tells Mumbai Mirror that his new movie isn’t a remake or sequel of the unique. “It’s a totally new movie, we’re simply calling it Mr India.”
The filmmaker says that he doesn’t want to offend the makers of the 1987 movie or tamper with the story. According to him, his new challenge will see a “widespread man” combat a “mighty villain” which will probably be portrayed in a “cool, hip manner, utilizing science and expertise and being related to as we speak’s social situation.”
He reveals his plans to create a superhero universe with a Katrina Kaif-starrer adopted by Mr India. Zafar provides that Kaif’s movie and Mr India could have interlinked storylines. The third characteristic within the superhero universe will probably be based mostly in Indian mythology whereas the fourth one will revolve across the military.
No lead actor has been finalised but for Mr India and the filmmaker says casting will solely start as soon as the script is prepared.
Zafar will quickly debut as a producer with Khaali Peeli directed by Maqbool Khan. Ishaan Khatter and Ananya Panday play the lead roles in a narrative set in Mumbai that the makers have described as a “younger, edgy roller-coaster journey that kick-starts one night time, when a boy meets a woman.”
Khaali Peeli was slated to launch in June however all plans had been stalled as a result of coronavirus outbreak. Zafar says they need to end the movie earlier than exploring launch choices.
Zafar’s final movie was Salman Khan and Kaif’s Bharat. Though the drama didn’t obtain beneficial opinions, it was a industrial success.
Updated Date: Jun 21, 2020 10:53:15 IST