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Sonam Kapoor to start shooting for ‘Khoobsurat’ from tomorrow

Sonam Kapoor was finalised for 'Khoobsurat' (1980) remake earlier this year.

Written by Apurva Singh | New Delhi | Published: November 6, 2013 11:14:41 am

‘Raanjhana’ girl Sonam Kapoor is a busy girl these days – after winding up her movie ‘Bewakoofian’ in Mumbai – the actress is now heading to Bikaner for her next movie- ‘Khoobsurat’.

Sonam Kapoor who was finalised for ‘Khoobsurat’ (1980) remake earlier this year,tweeted: “Last day in mumbai! Heading to bikaner Tom to start Khoobsurat.”

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. The movie will be mostly shot in shot in Rajasthan.

The iconic film,which is best remembered for Rekha’s character of a vivaciousness and fun-loving girl,will be remade by Sonam’s actor father Anil Kapoor and directed by Shashanka Ghosh.

The original ‘Khoobsurat’ had a huge starcast including Rakesh Roshan,Rekha,Ashok Kumar,Keshto Mukherjee and Dina Pathak. The film was originally directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee,written by Shanu Banerjee and dialogues by Gulzar.

Ratna Pathak Shah and Prosenjit are going to reprise the roles of Dina Pathak and Ashok Kumar respectively.

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