Jaya Bachchan to play 'adopted' mother in new film

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It is a mother's role with a difference. Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan will play an "adopted" mother in “Phir Tum Mil Gaye”, a remake of Tamil film "June R" being directed by Revathy S. Varma.

Revathy, who directed the Tamil version, says she always wanted Jaya to play the role in the Hindi remake of the story of a girl who "adopts" a mother.

"When we were in talks for the Hindi version, one thing was sure that she (Jaya) would be in the cast. The narrative revolves around a 20-year-old girl who adopts a mother from an old age home. Jaya will be playing the role of a soft and loving 'adopted' mother", Revathy said in press st