Shree Ashtavinayak to co-produce Satte Pe Satta sequel

MUMBAI: Sanjay Dutt Productions and Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision are co-producing the sequel of Raj Sippy‘s Satte Pe Satta.

The two entities have acquired the rights of the original from Raj and Romu Sippy, the original producers of the film.

The sequel, to be directed by Soham, will have Sanjay Dutt essay the very role that Amitabh Bachchan played in the original. 

Satte Pe Satta was the story of seven brothers living in a large farmhouse. Parentless and lacking basic human manners, they grew up under their eldest brother Ravi (Amitabh Bachchan).

Released in 1982, Satte Pe Satta featured Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin, Shakti Kapoor, Paintal, Kanwaljit Singh, Sudhir and Inderjeet. The sequel will have the likes of Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor, Ashish Chowdhury, Arya Babbar, Kunal Khemu and Ravi Kissen.

While Hema Malini, Ranjeeta Kaur, Sarika, Prema Narayan and Kalpana Iyer played the love interests in the original, it is heard that Bipasha Basu is being tipped to play the character played by Ranjeeta while the others are still being finalised.
It may be recollected that Raj Sippy who directed the original, wanted to remake the film and had titled it Seven. Similarly, Sohail Khan also wanted to remake the film but things didn‘t transpire.

Slated to go on floors in April, the film is expected to release next Diwali.

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