Dev Anand parts with rights of Dum Maro Dum

MUMBAI: Everyone knows how possesive is evergreen actor Dev Anand about his possessions. For years, he has being denying producers the rights to remake any of his films nor was he parting with any of his super hit songs.

But shedding this image, Anand is showing a new side of himself. He has finally agreed to give his blessings to the Rohan Sippy directed film Dum Maro Dum. 

Sippy was desperately trying to get the rights of the song ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ from the 1970 film Hare Krishna Hare Ram in which Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman grooved to the song. The film was a huge craze then.

Sippy personally met Anand at his office and took with him an extensive plan of what he wanted to do with the song. Once the legendary actor understood the director‘s plan, he was more than happy to give him the rights to remake his song without charging a penny for parting with the rights.

The film will be young and contemporary so that today‘s generation, too, can relate to it. The Sippy film will now have a remixed version of the cult classic by Pritam. A hot video is also being planned with a top Bollywood actress.

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