Actor Sanjay Dutt to perform a role of father in De Dhakka remake


Mahesh Manjrekar directed movie ‘De Dhakka’ will soon come up for the audience.The movie is a Hindi remake of the Marathi film.

The director of the film has casted Sanjay Dutt in the lead role where he will be seen playing a role of father.

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On Sanjay Dutt’s 75 th birthday, The reports confirmed that Sanjay will play the role of father.

"He will play a 43 or 44-year-old father. He will play a Punjabi man but not a Sardar. We will have a look test done with him. The film has elements of humour and he is good at comedy, he does it the best," said Manjrekar.

Earlier, Dutt and the 63-year-old filmmaker worked in the movies including 'Vaastav', 'Kurukshetra' and 'Rakht'.

"I have name of some brilliant actresses (in mind). We are in talks with some. For the role of daughter and son, we will mostly have new faces," Manjrekar said.

The film will be made under the banner of Sandeep Singh and Omung Kumar’s, Legend Studios.

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"The basic premise will be same. It's a family film. It is about realising that it is family what matters always. There will be elements of humour in the film. The film will be set in Himachal Pradesh. Travel will be the backdrop of the film," Manjrekar said.