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Prosenjit Chatterjee to play Ashok Kumar’s role Khubsoorat remake

Sonam Kapoor would be reprising Rekha's role.

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Published: July 21, 2013 10:50:14 am

Popular Bengali star Prosenjit Chatterjee is stepping into the shoes of legendary actor Ashok Kumar in the remake of Khubsoorat.

An official remake of 1980 classic comedy is being produced by Sonam Kapoor’s sister Rhea,and will be directed by Shashanka Ghosh of Quick Gun Murugan fame.

“I have heard the narration and have liked it. I would be playing a fatherly role…. It is Ashok Kumar’s role from the original film,” Prosenjit told PTI.

Sonam would be reprising Rekha’s role.

“I have seen the original film and am happy to be part of this. We are trying to work out the dates and other things. I think I would start shooting for it from November,” he said.

The original film was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and starred Rekha,the late Ashok Kumar,Dina Pathak and Rakesh Roshan.

“My role has been changed completely from the original. It is an interesting and strong role,” Prosenjit said.

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