BOLLYWOOD CALLING ‘MAHABHARAT’
Yes you heard it right!The most successful TV director Ravi Chopra who has earlier directed many serials and Tv serial ‘Mahabharat’ is all set to direct the film ‘Mahabharata’
Sources say that Chopra is very excited about his new project and that after a long time a mythological film is going to hit the screens. He has earlier directed the very successful TV series Mahabharat that spanned 94 episodes from 1988 to 1989.When asked about the role of Bhishma Pitamah,Chopra reveals that the first person who came into his mind was none other than Mr.Amitabh.bachchan.Even Mukesh Khanna who played the role of Bhishma Pitamah in the TV series agrees with Ravi.Chopra’s decision that no one can beat the evergreen and chariastamatic Mr.Bachchan.Shooting is going to start by the end of December as Mr.Bachchan doesn’t have any date before that.
Director Ravi.Chopra has even thought of casting Rani.Mukherjee for the role of Draupadi as this role requires elegance as well as boldness and Rani fits in the personna of the character according to him.
However,during a press conference in Varanasi, when Mukherjee was quizzed on the subject,she refused to confirm the news as she didn’t have any dates till May.However she said that she’l surely take up this role as it is a challenging project and one that she hadn’t done before.She told that her mother always wanted her to do something like this.
Whether Rani is doing the role or no,only Ravi Chopra and Rani can tell us.They both,however remained unavailable for the comment.