Thursday, May 19, 2011

Watch Online Dev Anand hunts for new face for new 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna'

Watch Online Dev Anand hunts for new face for new 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna'
by Kiran Pahwa on Thu, 05/19/2011

Featured, Entertainment News, Dev Anand, India,New Delhi,

New Delhi, May 19 : Bollywood veteran Dev Anand is looking for a new face, who could match the talent of actress Zeenat Aman for the modern age adaptation of his 1971 cult hit "Hare Rama Hare Krishna". Zeenat played a hippie in the movie, and became an overnight success.

Dev Anand is open to cast a girl from any part of India for the new film, which will be titled "Hare Rama Hare Krishna - Aaj". But his condition is that the girl should not look more than 18-19 years of age and should be able to essay the character close to what Zeenat played in the original movie.

"My story will not be a remake but an adaptation of 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna'. Since it is set in 2011, I am looking for a girl who can look very modern and become a cult figure like Zeenat," Dev Anand said in a press statement.

The original "Hare Rama Hare Krishna" took a bold look at the prevalent hippie culture and growing westernisation in those times, and also carried a subtle anti-drugs message.

Dev Anand has changed the storyline to fit in today's world, and the project is currently in its scripting stage.

The 87-year-old evergreen star is also gearing up for the release of his next directorial film "Chargesheet". (IANS)

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