Sanjay Leela Bhansali is on a spree. With his film Ram Leela scheduled for a release later this year and news of the revival of his dream project Bajirao Mastani doing rounds, he is now contemplating the remake of the 2002 Tamil Blockbuster, Ramana. Akshay Kumar is rumored to be considered for the lead role of Gabbar in the film. However, the team hasn’t zeroed on the lead actress yet. Going by Bhansali’s trend of pairing unlikely actors in the same frame like Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone for Ram Leela, one can assuredly expect a similar never-seen-before on screen pairing.
The film will be named Gabbar and not Ramana like its Tamil counterpart. Bhansali who is very careful about the titles of his films pays personal attention to such nitty gritty details. It was Bhansali’s idea to name Rowdy Rathore and the film performed miraculously well despite a hollow script.
The film will also mark the directorial debut of reputed South Director, Krish of Vedam and Gamyam fame. Gabbar story will be focused on common man’s strife against corruption. Bhansali, who has meticulously mastered brilliant cinema is always keen to work on worthwhile scripts, with a well knitted subject and treat it with sensitivity.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali, will yet again pair up with Shabinaa Khan, the co-producer of Rowdy Rathore for Gabbar. Considering, Rowdy Rathore’s humongous success, Gabbar is expected to recreate the same at the box-office! Bhansali is having a latently thriving year, you bet!