Karan Johar to direct Aishwarya Rai in remake of Big B hit?

By Hindustan Times

Director Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1982 film, Bemisal was a classic. The film starring Amitabh Bachchan, Rakhee and Vinod Mehra in the leads told a story of loyalty, sacrifice and revenge. Bemisal is still remembered for the strong performances by its cast and RD Burman’s music.

Now, 30 years later, there are rumours that a remake might be in the offing.

According to a source, “Karan Johar wants to remake Bemisal. We’re not sure whether or not he will direct the movie himself, but he has been thinking about remaking it at some point.”

Karan, it seems, might even have a leading lady in mind. The source reveals, “Karan has been thinking about casting Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to play Rakhee’s character from the origin