Just last month it was announced that Amitabh Bachchan
would play the role of an aging Shakespearean actor
in the on-screen adaptation of Natsamrat, MaheshManjrekars
literary masterpiece in Marathi.
now comes the news that Manjrekar is all set to roll
his remake of his latest Marathi project Kaksparsh,
soon with Bachchan playing the part that Sachin Khedekar
had essayed of the fiercely protective patriarch.
film is about a young widows fight for her individual
space in which she is helped by her dead husbands
remake of the film will be shot in the same village
in Konkan where the original was shot.
Manjrekar, The film has to be shot in the Konkan
village. I want to preserve the flavour and mood of
the story. Amitji is the only actor who can do justice
to the role of the patriarch who fights for the young
Mategaonkar and Priya Bapat play the character of
the widow at different stages in the original. As
for finding the right actors to play the part, I am
sure well find them. It was difficult to find
capable actors even in Kaksparsh but we did it,