Farah Khan Likely to Make an Official Annoucement About Satte Pe Satta Remake’s Cast by Diwali
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Farah Khan Likely to Make an Official Annoucement About Satte Pe Satta Remake’s Cast by Diwali

Farah Khan responds to rumours about the casting of Hrithik Roshan and Anushka Sharma in her remake of 1982 cult classic Satte Pe Satta.

Farah Khan is all set to remake the 1982 classic film Satte Pe Satta, which starred Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini in the lead roles. Farah will be directing the remake, which will be produced by Rohit Shetty. The makers have however not announced the cast of the film yet and there have been many speculations about who will be playing the lead roles. Latest media reports have said Hrithik Roshan and Anushka Sharma are likely to be roped in for the project. However, responding to the rumours, Farah said, "Rohit is producing the film and I am directing it. Unless we come together and make a proper official announcement, everything is speculation. Hopefully, we will make the announcement by Diwali. I am waiting for Rohit, because he is quite occupied these days, finishing the last leg of the shooting of his film 'Sooryavanshi'. Let people continue guessing and the reports run. I would still say those are all speculation."

Farah had announced her collaboration with Rohit earlier this year. To express her excitement at working with the filmmaker, Farah had tweeted, “When the Universe conspires to give u what you couldn’t even imagine ..excited & Emotional both,to be on this journey with my dearest #RohitShetty .. together with the Lov we hav 4 Films,we will create “the Mother of All Entertainers”! Lov u Rohit.”

The Main Hoon Na director is currently occupied with filming for a quiz show called Backbenchers, which she is hosting. A Flipkart original show, it will be available on the new video platform from 19th October. For the silver screen, Farah last directed 2014 musical action comedy film Happy New Year, starring  Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani and Jackie Shroff. It emerged as one of the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.

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By Ayesha Hoda
Ayesha Hoda is a senior communications professional and writer, currently based in Dubai, UAE.