By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites
Himmatwala (2013) is the remake of the 80s blockbuster movie with the same title that starred Jateendra and Sri Devi in main leads. The remake has been directed by Sajid Khan, who is famous for making 100 crore business films in Bollywood. The remake stars Ajay Devgn, Tamannaah as main protagonists of the film. The film is slated for 209th March release all over. The promos and the trailers of the film have been released and been working handsomely on the channels. Sajid Khan looks confident for the success of the movie. Seeing his successful career as a filmmaker, it appears and becomes certain that the man will get success this time around again with Himmatwala.
Apart from the leading actors – Ajay Devgn and Tamannaah, the others such as Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar, Zarina Wahab, Adhyayan Suman play the important roles in the movie. Sonakshi Sinha has been fetched in for a disco song.
Jateendra and Akshay Kumar will be seen in the movie enacting the guest appearances. Sajid Khan and Dr. Rohan Munjal, the sponsor of the movie had chosen Ajay Devgn in the leading role. For female lead, Tamannaah was not the first choice, as Sajid was interested in Katrina Kaif or Anushka Sharma initially. But finally he zeroed in Tamannaah opposite Devgn.
Naino Mein Sapna and Taki Taki have been taken from the original movie’s album. They have been refurbished.
The film’s songs have been making big waves on the music channels and among the movie lovers.