Disney India to co-produce 'Khubsoorat' with Kapoors

Indo Asian News Service
9 December 2013

New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Anil Kapoor and his daughter Rhea have joined hands with Walt Disney Studios to co-produce "Khoobsurat", a remake of the 1980 Rekha starrer "Khubsoorat".

Sonam Kapoor will be seen playing the happy-go-lucky girl, essayed by Rekha with elan in the earlier Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed family entertainer.

Her character Mili is vivacious and is responsible for turning the lives of a royal family upside down. It also stars Kirron Kher, Ratna Pathak Shah and Amir Raza Hussain.

"A delightful film, I believe that 'Khoobsurat' will be entertainment with a heart. We are also looking forward to working with Anil Kapoor Film Company on this lovely film," Rucha Pathak, senior creative director - Studios, Disney UTV, said in a statement.

The film is directed by writer and popular ad-film director Shashank Ghosh.

"Disney always stood for wholesome and heart warming entertainment and we look forward to creating that with this film as well. Shashank's take on the film is unexpected, colourful and fun everything you find in your favourite Disney movie!" said Rhea, who is also Sonam's younger sister.

The film's shooting has already started in Bikaner, Rajasthan and it will hit the screens in mid-2014.

What to read next

How much can you actually save by refinancing?

Rates now at 3.11% APR 5/1 ARM- $250K for $972/mo. LendingTree's simple online tool to help determine how much you could be saving by refinancing.

Homeowners With No Missed Payments In For Surprise

If you haven't missed a mortgage payment in 3 years and owe less than $625,000 on your home, you better read this.

Hilton HHonors™ Card

Get 75,000 Hilton HHonors™ Bonus Points! Terms Apply. Offer ends 5/4

VA Mortgage Rates In 2016

VA Rates as Low as 3.25% (3.405% APR) 30 Year Fixed. Exclusive For Veteran & Military Takes 1 Min!

Install ADT for $9/Week & Get Free Security Camera

Monitor your home with ADT for only $9 per week including a free home security camera system (an $850 value). Get a free quote! ADT Authorized Dealer

Single and over 45?

There are thousands of singles online now! Find your next date here. Click to browse profiles and pics for free!