Bollywood super stars Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon gained huge popularity with their famous hit song Tip Tip Barsa Paani.
Akshay announced that he will recreate the iconic song in his latest venture Sooryavanshi. The superstar will be playing as a cop in the film, reports Hindustan Times.
Sooryavanshi is the fourth film of Rohit Shetty’s cop drama universe in which Akshay is essaying the role of Veer Suryavanshi, a character that was introduced as an anti-terrorist squad officer in the Ranveer Singh-starrer 2018 film Simmba.
Akshay announced the remake on Twitter and wrote, ‘I would’ve definitely been disappointed if any other actor would’ve recreated Tip Tip Barsa Paani,a song which has been synonymous with me & my career & I can’t thank Ratan Jain ji enough. At times like these you realize,we may have come a long way but we also go back a long way.’
Directed by Rohit Shetty, Sooryavanshi is currently being shot and is slated to hit theatres next year. The film also features Katrina Kaif, and is the fourth instalment in the filmmaker’s interconnected universe of cop movies.
According to a BollywoodHungama report, the film’s producers initially wanted a remake of Mamata Kulkarni’s Bholi Bhali Ladki from Sabse Bada Khiladi, but Akshay’s suggestion won. Ratan Jain, head honcho of Venus, who has worked with Akshay in several hit films, gave away the rights of the song as Akshay himself is featured in the remake, the report
Jain was also quoted as saying that Sooryavanshi is being made on a big scale, hence they will ‘definitely take care of the quality of the song.’
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