Is Akshay Kumar the reason behind Pati, Patni Aur Woh remake? Producer Juno Chopra answers

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The upcoming rom-com Pati, Patni Aur Woh, starring Kartik Aaryan, Ananya Panday and Bhumi Pednekar undoubtedly falls amongst the most anticipated films of the year. Ever since the film was announced earlier this year, avid cinema watchers and fans of the actors were sent into a zone of excitement. Adding to the exhilaration was a hilarious trailer. While it isn't an unknown fact that this project is the remake of B R Chopra's 1978 released film by the same name, but did you did that the idea of the remake was given to the makers by Akshay Kumar? Well, apparently yes. During an interview with an entertainment magazine, the producer of Pati, Patni Aur Woh, Juno Chopra, revealed that when the Mission Mangal star had visited his office, he suggested him to remake his own grandfather's film. 

“The idea to remake the film was suggested by Akshay Kumar. He had come home to meet us one day. That’s when he asked us why we were not remaking Pati Patni Aur Woh, which was made under our own banner,” Juno told during the interview.

 

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The original Pati, Patni Aur Woh revolved around an extra-marital affair where an office going, married man (Sanjeev Kumar) falls in love with his secretary (Ranjeeta Kaur). In order to grow closer to her, he lies that his wife (Vidya Sinha) is terminally ill. Soon, his wife smells something fishy and spies on him. It's when the truth is out before both the women, hells breaks loose for the lead actor. In the new version, Kartik plays the role of 'pati' Chintu Tyagi, Bhumi is 'patni' Vedika Tripathi and Ananya is the glamorous 'woh' named Tapasya. It is directed by Mudassar Aziz and produced by Juno, T-Series and B.R Films. Pati, Patni Aur Woh is scheduled to release on December 6, 2019. 

(Source: Filmfare)

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