Shah Rukh Khan bags the remake rights of Kamal Haasan’s Hey Ram

Published: April 5, 2018 2:13:47 pm

Kamal Haasan has confirmed that Shah Rukh Khan has bagged the Hindi remake rights for the film. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Rai: Shah Rukh Khan works like a newcomerKamal Haasan’s Hey Ram, which released in 2000, has been popularly pegged as one of Kamal’s finest films. Now, he is the brand ambassador for a watch brand. He should have some memory of the film as he gave his friendship and service for it,” Haasan was quoted as saying in the Mumbai Mirror. Traversing through the times of Partition, Hey Ram is a historical-fictional account of the several incidents that happened after partition leading to the death of Mahatma Gandhi. “Shah Rukh only got a wristwatch for acting in my film at the time because, by the end of it, I had nothing left in hand. Related News
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