Director Shashanka Ghosh will be helming the Hindi remake of the well-acclaimed and successful Hollywood film Begin Again (2014). Directed by John Carney, the film featured Keira Knigthley, Mark Ruffalo and Adam Levine in prominent roles.
While speaking about the film, Ghosh said in an official statement, “We want to tell a story about the world of music and fresh voices in sound on the Indian scene. And through that, a take on urban relationships that don’t necessarily mean love and marriage and happily ever after. The worlds explored here are deeper than surface level – heart, hurt, passion, and above all – music.”
T-Series is known for giving music a lot of importance in their films. “Begin Again will give us an opportunity to create music that is the most important element of the film. The original film is a masterpiece that is appreciated by critics as well as the audiences,” producer Kumar said in a statement.
It is not known when the film will go on the floors and who will be cast in it. “The film is still in the writing process but I hope to get together the best of the soundtracks from our musicians to make a unique music album,” added Kumar.
Ghosh’s film Veere Di Wedding was released last year. Starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker and Shikha Talsania, the movie became a success at the box office.