Shekhar Kapur Slams 'Mr. India Trilogy', Claims Makers Using Title For 'big Weekend'

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Shekhar Kapur slammed the makers of Mr. India trilogy stating that they are using the title to get a big weekend & that no one has mentioned the film to him.

Written By Radhika Sarkar | Mumbai | Updated On:

Just a day after Ali Abbas Zafar announced his Mr. India trilogy, filmmaker Shekhar Kapur who is the original helmer of 1987 film starring Anil Kapoor, Sridevi, and Amish Puri has claimed that no one has even 'mentioned' the film to him. 

Tweeting about the same, the director claimed that the Mr. India trilogy makers are just using the title the get a big weekend as they cannot use the characters/story without permission from the original creators of the film. The director's response came after a fan exclaimed that the period drama should not be remade for it's 'cult classic status' as it would fail very badly. 

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Shekhar Kapur slams Ali Abbas Zafar's Mr India trilogy 

Director Ali Abbas Zafar best known for Salman Khan's Bharat is all set to make a superhero trilogy titled Mr India. Reportedly, the franchise will star Katrina Kaif in a pivotal role and after the script is finalised, the makers will then go on to sign actors and technicians. Pegged as an 'exciting project', the film is to showcase never-seen-before stunts in Bollywood.

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Ali Abbas Zafar had previously mentioned that he is working on a spin-off for Katrina Kaif’s character Zoya in Ek Tha Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hai. However, his idea to turn it into a superhero franchise is surprising as he will be writing, directing and producing the big-budgeted film. 

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