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Dev Anand turns 88, announces sequel of Hare Rama Hare Krishna

MUMBAI: India’s evergreen star Dev Anand turned 88 and used the opportunity to announce the sequel of Hare Rama Hare Krishna, which he had made 39 years ago.


The film brings back Anand playing the character that he played in the original. Naturally, the character would have aged by less than a decade in the sequel, as the story moves forward.


Said Anand, "The script of Hare Rama Hare Krishna Aaj which takes forward the story of the earlier film is ready. It isn’t a remake of Hare Rama Hare Krishna. Every scene and every character except mine would be new. If I have played Prashant in the original, the sequel will have me play Prashant in 2012 in this film too."


 
The hunt is now on for "A woman of today, trendy savvy with-it and attractive."


He confided that he starts thinking of his next film even before he completes the previous one. "While I am making a film, I am totally consumed by it. But I must admit that a part of my mind moves to the next project."


Chargesheet is a totally new genre for the filmmaker. "I haven‘t done this genre before, it‘s a murder mystery." Off late the producer-director-actor has been busy with the release of his film Chargesheet that releases this Friday.


"I have been having meetings with Warner Brothers, my producers," he said.


Anand is both agile and charged about whatever he does. "If I‘m not as enthusiastic about my new film, then I‘ve no business in making it. My audience, my fans are my source of energy. I need my fans‘ good wishes that gives me energy," Anand concludes.

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