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Raj Kumar to work with Hansal Mehta for ‘City Lights’

'City Lights' is the remake of Bimal Roy's classic 'Do Bigha Zameen.

After the recent news about him not featuring in ‘NH 10’,Raj Kumar is said to have bagged the remake of Bimal Roy’s classic ‘Do Bigha Zameen’,titled ‘City Lights’ to be produced by Bhatts and Fox Star Studios.

While we hear that Raj Kumar opted out of the Anushka Sharma starrer citing date issues,the actor seems to have had no problem in striking a deal for this Hansal Mehta directorial. Raj Kumar will be essaying the role of Balraj Sahni from the original.

The film has also been a victim of controversy after director Ajay Bahl walked out of it. The ‘B A Pass’ fame director Ajay was initially roped in by the Bhatts for this ambitious venture but he backed out citing creative differences. Now,Hansal Mehta has been brought in,to direct the movie.

However,now with the director and lead actor in place,the movie is slated to go on floors early next month.