Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha have been signed on to play the lead characters in the remake of Ittefaq. The original featured Rajesh Khanna and Nanda.
The lead actors kicked off the shoot of the film on Monday and took to social media to share a picture of them holding the clapboard.
The original was a thriller directed by Yash Chopra and produced by his brother B R Chopra and this new version is again produced by B R Films and directed by Ravi Chopra’s son Abhay.
It will also be co-produced by Karan Johar’s banner Dharma Productions and Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies. The film is likely to release later this year
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) February 20, 2017
— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) February 20, 2017