Ravi Chopra’s 1980 directorial, The Burning Train is going to get a remake!
Yes, you read it right!
The star-studded film that had Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Vinod Khanna, Vinod Mehra, Hema Malini, Parveen Babi and Neetu Singh, is soon going to get a remake.
As per the media reports, the movie is going to be remade by Juno Chopra and Jackky Bhagnani.
The original film was helmed by Ravi, father of Juno Chopra, and produced by his grandfather BR Chopra,,
The movie revolved around a newly-launched train, Super Express, that was hailed to be the fastest in India. The story takes a twisted turn when the train catches fire.
According to a tabloid, Jackky Bhagnani was quoted as saying, “I’m sure many of us did. It’s classic Bollywood and I’m thrilled to be working with my friend Juno to recreate the magic that Ravi Chopra sir had 40 years ago. It has its heart at the right place and we are all set to give it our all.”
Not only this, earlier too Juno had have produced two remakes of his father’s works- Sidharth Malhotra’s Ittefaq and Kartik Aaryan’s Pati Patni Aur Woh.
While giving a few details about the project, Juno said, “I remember my dad had gone to Los Angeles for the VFX, which back then, was way ahead of its time. I was blown away by his vision and I am excited to make my own version of the film. Currently, we are on the verge of signing the director.”