Manoj Kumar feels Naya Bharat can be made with Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar

In fact, in the late 1970s, Manoj wanted to make a film titled “Naya Bharat” featuring him with Rajesh Khanna. “It’s not as if I had any copyright claims over the name Bharat. I plan to get back to direction at the earliest,” he said. While Akshay is doing what Manoj, now 81, describes as the kind of cinema he believes in — cinema that changes society, Salman is doing a film called Bharat, the character that Manoj patented by playing the hero of that name in the 1970s’ classics Upkar, Purab Aur Paschim and Roti Kapda Aur Makaan. “If you are sincere to your work, and if you are sincere in your desire to bring about change in society, the audience will embrace your efforts. “I want to die with my chappals on. I’ll be exposing them then, which I don’t like…”
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Manoj Kumar is planning to get back to direction at the earliest. Today, he feels “Naya Bharat” can be made with Salman and Akshay. In an interview to PTI he said, “I am against my biography also. I can write about myself, but there are other persons involved in it and I will have to name them. I see an honesty in Salman and Akshay’s work that cannot go unrewarded,” said the veteran, who wants to direct another film soon. I am happy that superstars like Salman and Akshay are playing heroes who can bring about a social awakening, a new dawn, naya Bharat,” Manoj said. Related News
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