Karisma Kapoor in 'Satte Pe Satta' remake

Added by harini on Oct 11, 2011

After releasing his production venture ‘Rascals’, Sanjay Dutt is gearing up to work on his second production, which is the remake of 1982's ‘Satte Pe Satta’.

Sanjay Dutt will play the dual roles of Ravi and Babu, which were essayed by Amitabh Bachchan in the original. After much deliberation Karisma Kapoor has been finalized to play the role portrayed by Hema Malini in the original.

At first Sanjay Dutt was keen on casting Kajol opposite him but as Kajol just had a second baby, Sanjay Dutt dint want to compel her to return to silver screen. Later on Sanjay Dutt approached Vidya Balan, his ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ co-star, but the actress couldn’t allot the required dates. Sanjay Dutt had even thought of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan but the actress got pregnant. He had also approached Madhuri Dixit but it was finally Karisma Kapoor who was signed to play the leading lady.

Sanjay Dutt has requested Amitabh Bachchan to play the role of the narrator and introduce the characters in the movie.

The movie is being directed by Soham Shah of ‘Kaal’ fame. The movie is set to go on floors in month of December.

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