Mumbai: After the success of ‘Rustom’, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Padman’ and ‘Pari’, KriArj Entertainment is now backing an exciting line up of films.
The production house has now for the first time acquired the official rights of the 1964 timeless classic ‘Woh Kaun Thi’ from NN Sippy.
The psychological thriller directed by Raj Khosla starring Sadhana and Manoj Kumar is celebrated to this day for its remarkable songs composed by Madan Mohan.
The film is all set to be remade by producers Prernaa Arora and Arjun N Kapoor of KriArj Entertainment and will pay tribute to Manoj Kumar. It will also feature two iconic songs from the original film ‘Naina barse rimjhim’ and ‘Lag ja gale se’, both immortalised by Lata Mangeshkar.
Says Prernaa Arora, “The minute we acquired the remake rights we thought of the songs. These two songs form the backbone of ‘Woh Kaun Thi’. The film cannot be imagined without those songs. Also, it is a classic timeless film with the epitome of beauty Sadhanaji, Lataji and the great Actor Manoj Kumar who are true legends. This is the mark of respect and attribute to them and the kind of film we had in that era.”
A daily even went ahead to report that ‘Padmaavat’ actor Shahid Kapoor is a part of this project after collaborating with them on ‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’.