clear clear
clear clear clear clear clear
clear
  
Movies
   Scoops & News

Dharmendra: SATYAKAM remake can work in today's time



December 8, 2012 01:55:00 PM IST
By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

Known as the 'He-man' of Bollywood, veteran actor Dharmendra, who turns 77 today and has given 52 years to the industry, feels his 1969 film SATYAKAM, directed by legendary Hrishikesh Mukherjee, which is considered to be his finest performance till date, can be remade as the subject of the film is quite relevant in today's context. The film deals with incessant problem of corruption. Though Hrishikesh & Dharmendra worked together in many other films and Hrishi da made many notable films, SATYAKAM is his favorite.

view DHARMENDRA AT PTC PUNJABI FILM AWARDS 2012 photo gallery
view DHARMENDRA AT PTC PUNJABI FILM AWARDS 2012 photo gallery


When we asked Dharampaaji about his view on remaking his films (as remakes are currently order of the day in Bollywood), he at once hinted SATYAKAM's name. ''I think SATYKAM can be remade from today's point of view. As SATYKAM deals with corruption and today whatever we are facing SATYAKAM is based on that. It can very well work in today's time if remade.''
While ask him about his 1978 cult film SHALIMAR, which may not have done business at BO but it won the hearts of many, and he outspokenly says what went wrong with the film, ''SHALIMAR could have been much better when it came. The way the film was shaped I was not happy with it. We, I and SHALIMAAR director Krishna Shah, even had little argument over it. There was certain disagreement over the presentation of the film. Since it was a caper movie like JUGNU, I wanted it to be presented in a certain way so that an excitement is created. SHALIMAR had that potential to go to an altogether different level. Having said that, I can't deny the fact that there were nice sequences and some really good songs to vouch for.''

CHECK OUT: Shahrukh launches Hema Malini's film TELL ME O KKHUDA music

Probe him if would like to see a remake of SHALIMAR or would love to redo it and he says, ''If I make than I'll make a fantastic one. Log hil jaayenge....''

Lastly, ask him, after playing myriad roles and doing variety of genres, Dharamji still craves for any particular role or film or about his unfulfilled bucket list and he says, ''Craving toh jaani nahi chhaiye. Staying passionate is only life....I am still unsatisfied. The day you are satisfied you stop growing further. To be frank, sometimes I even feel surprised that I became an actor or I could become an actor. I still feel I am a common man. In fact, I don't feel I am an actor. My 50 years in the industry passed like a dream.''

We wish Dharampaaji a very Happy birthday.


 
 

 More on Glamsham


- Anil Kapoor's son's debut film MIRZYA to clash with Emraan Hashmi starrer AZHAR - News
- Arjun Kapoor, Salman Khan & 5 other best celebrity 'Selfies of the week' - News
- Doting daughter Esha Deol wants mother Hema Malini back in Mumbai - News
- Hema Malini injured in car accident in Jaipur - News
- Jan-June 2015: 6 Bollywood actresses who enthralled us with their marvellous performances - News
- Kyra Dutt: There is only jalwa happening on Madhur Bhandarkar's sets - News
- Ouch! A Bollywood actor said no to the Khans? - News
- Richa Chadha: Even non-outsiders have to struggle - News
- Sunny Leone: I had no love guru - News
- Sunny Leone: The audience feels that I have improved - News
- Why did Shah Rukh Khan say, ''I'd feel really sad''? - News
- Bezubaan Ishq - Movie Review
- Guddu Rangeela - Movie Review
- Bezubaan Ishq - Movie Stills
- Mmirsa - Movie Stills

   News Archives


   Comments
Movie Reviews
  Hot Gallery
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Bollywood celebs' hot magazine photoshoot
Bollywood babes flaunt their sexy back
Bollywood babes flaunt their sexy back
Handsome Bollywood hunks on royal bikes!
Handsome Bollywood hunks on royal bikes!
Bollywood actors in moustache
Bollywood actors in moustache
more...

Tags

Divyendu Sharma Tia Bajpai Riteish Deshmukh Ali Zafar Pooja Misrra Karan Singh Grover Shahrukh Khan Tamaannah Bhatia Kiara Advani Evelyn Sharma Tanisha Singh Shazahn Padamsee Freida Pinto Tiger Shroff Sushat Singh Rajput Complete List

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.