0

Vidya Balan revealed: Why she turned down remake of Sridevi-Kamal Haasan starrer Sadma

The trend of remakes in Bollywood may be on the ascent, but actor Vidya Balan believes one should not tamper with an old classic.

There were reports that Vidya was offered to play Sridevi’s role in a remake of ‘Sadma’.

There were reports that Vidya was offered to play Sridevi's role in a remake of ‘Sadma’.

In This Image: Vidya Balan
Talking about the same, Vidya said, ‘I would not do it (remake a film). I can’t dare to make or do something again. I was offered ‘Sadma’ remake and I said no to it.


‘As I feel one should not touch a film like ‘Sadma’, why tamper with it? These are timeless films. One can reinterpret it, but I am not one of those who would go for it, she stated at Jio MAMI Movie Mela event.

‘As I feel one should not touch a film like 'Sadma', why tamper with it? These are timeless films. One can reinterpret it, but I am not one of those who would go for it, she stated at Jio MAMI Movie Mela event.

In This Image: Vidya Balan
Vidya said Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s ‘Anand’, Ramesh Sippy’s ‘Sholay’, Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Arth’ and Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Mr India’ were her favourite films during a conversation with film critics Anupama Chopra and Rajeev Masand.


On the other hand, she is currently looking forward to her next film, ‘Tumhari Sulu’, where, she plays a carefree housewife who turns into a late- night radio jockey.

On the other hand, she is currently looking forward to her next film, ‘Tumhari Sulu’, where, she plays a carefree housewife who turns into a late- night radio jockey.

In This Image: Vidya Balan
The film was earlier slated to release on December 1 but the makers shifted the date to avoid a clash with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus, ‘Padmavati’. ‘Tumhari Sulu’ will now release on November 24.


‘I think everyone’s dates have changed now, I have not kept a track. All I know is ‘Padmavati’ is coming on December 1. We got a clear date so we jumped at it.

‘I think everyone's dates have changed now, I have not kept a track. All I know is 'Padmavati' is coming on December 1. We got a clear date so we jumped at it.

‘I am never stressed about the release of the film. If similar kinds of films were releasing, then I would be worried, not otherwise.’



Like it? Share with your friends!

0

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published.

%d bloggers like this: