By Hindustan Times
Brothers Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor are strictly against remaking any of Bollywood legend Raj Kapoor's films. "We don't want to touch any of Raj Kapoor's films," they said. "We have given up the idea of making a remake of Awaara. It is very difficult to reproduce the same magic now,"
the brothers said at the special screening of Raj Kapoor's Awaara here.
Raj Kapoor died June 2, 1988, at the age of 63. To commemorate his 24th death anniversary, a special screening of his film Awaara was organised by Radio Mirchi in Mumbai.
Time magazine has added Raj Kapoor's Awaara to the All-Time 100 Best list of the greatest films made since 1923. Made in 1951, this was one of the classics which showed Kapoor in the role of a tramp. The film also had Nargis, one of the prime actors of