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Ranveer Singh to play the new Mr India ?

There is one screwn superhero, who still remains iconic, classic and undoubtedly the most loved. That’s Mr India. This 1987 Shekhar Kapur film starring Anil Kapoor, Sridevi and Amrish Puri, remains a cult film even today. While there have been several reports about its remake, the recent one states that things are finally taking shape. According to a recent report, Bharat director, Ali Abbas Zafar, is planning to make the film on a similar premise. This Mr India will not be a remake nor a reboot but a spin off in current times. What makes it more interesting is that the makers are planning to rope in Ranveer, as we all know,  is a big fan of Anil Kapoor and is interested to be part of the film. Reports even suggest that Ranveer is particular about the script as he doesn’t want this cult classic to go wrong in its spin off. Ranveer and Ali Abbas Zafar worked together in Gunday and this will mark their second collaboration.

Ranveer Singh to play the new Mr India

However the filmmaker took to twitter, denying the rumours that no actor has been locked till now. Here’s what he wrote, “Excited to partner with @ZeeStudios_

for an epic trilogy #MrIndia! It is a huge responsibility to carry forward an iconic character loved by everyone. Currently, working on the script, no actor has been locked till now. Once we lock the first draft of the script, casting begins!”

Ranveer Singh to play the new Mr India

Currently, Ranveer has three big films lined up. Starting with Kabir Khan’s ’83, YRF’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar and then Karan Johar’s historical Takht. He recently bagged the Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male) at the 65th Amazon Filmfare Awards for his outstanding performance in Gully Boy.