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Kabir Sadanand to recreate Abid Surti's Bahadur for big screen

MUMBAI: Actor, writer, director Kabir Sadanand, known for his film Tum Milo Toh Sahi, is geared up to recreate Abid Surti‘s famous cult comic hero Bahadur of Indrajal comic, in his next titled Bahadur vs Bahadur.


Sadanand was quoted saying, "Bahadur has been a character that has always inspired me. I am making a film on him. However, it is too early to talk about the project just yet. We will be in a better position to talk about the film within a couple of months."


The film would be made under Sadanand‘s own production banner Frog Unlimited.


Bahadur was a comic book hero published by Indrajal Comics and created by Aabid Surti in 1976. The comics were published in various languages including Hindi, English and Bengali.


The plot of Bahadur focused on dacoity, revolved around Bahadur, the son of a dacoit Vairab Singh who died in a combat with the Police. Incidentally, Bahadur, then a teenager, was adopted by Vishal, the police officer who shot Vairab Singh.


It is being rumoured that A-list actors have evinced interest in being cast in Sadanand‘s new venture.


Earlier, many filmmakers including the late Raj Kapoor had shown keen interest in translating Surti‘s comic hero into a Bollywood star but failed in their attempts.

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