Bollywood is nowadays tending to remake movies from Hollywood. This Friday we had the movie Chef starring Saif Ali Khan, which is the remake of the movie Chef starring Jon Favreau, which was released in 2014. Now we got the news that another 2014 American movie will be remade in Bollywood.
The movie “The Fault in Our Stars” was a great hit of 2014 is now on Bollywood’s remake list and is in talks. The 2014 movie was based on a novel of the same name which was written by John Green. The film was directed by Josh Boone and featured Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in lead roles and Nat Wolff, Laura Democrat, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe in important side roles. Well, the storyline was beautiful and was well arranged.It depicted a part of the life of a cancer patient named Hazel Grace Lancaster, played by Woodley. She was just 16 years old when her parents forced her to attend a support group where she meets Augustus Waters(played by Elgort), another cancer patient and eventually they fell in love with each other.
The Bollywood remake will be starring Sushant Singh Rajput as he will be playing the Role of Ansel Elgort’s character, a cancer patient who falls in love with Hazel. And the remake will be directed by Mukesh Chhabra.
Many actors like Varun Dhawan, Siddharth Malhotra, and Aditya Roy Kapur were approached by the producers for the role. The movie got delayed every time due to some problem or other.
According to Chhabra, he is currently working on the script and they are also looking for the female lead.
Talking about Sushant, he has a very good background in India televisions and movies. His career started with TV serials one of them was Pavitra Rishta(2009-2011), after this, he became the part of two dance reality shows, before finally getting starred in the movie Kai Po Che!. A movie released in 2013, he played one of three male leads. For his role, he Got three male Debut awards. His other notable films since then have been SHUDDH DESI ROMANCE (2014), DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHY (2015), M.S. DHONI: THE UNTOLD STORY (2016).
He was praised heavily for all his performances in these movies especially for the biopic “M.S.Dhoni: the untold story”.
The Hollywood movie was released in 2014.It was a blockbuster hit and during its opening weekend it topped the chart with number one at the box office, and finally grossed $307 million worldwide and the movie’s budget was of $12 million. And it also earned over $42 million in domestic sales.
Fox Star Studios will be producing the remake and the shooting will start from the first half of next year.