Hero No 1, Coolie No 1 and Biwi No 1 are getting remakes because why not

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jun 20, 2016 19:59 IST
Karisma Kapoor and Govinda in a still from Hero No. 1. (YouTube)

Filmmaker Vashu Bhagnani is revisiting his popular 90s ‘No 1’ film series and will produce the remakes of movies like Hero No 1, Biwi No 1 and Coolie No 1.

Eros International Media Ltd has bought 50% stake in Bhagnani’s Puja Entertainment and Films Ltd, and as per the merger, his popular films from the ‘No 1’ series will be among the firsts to be remade through this venture.

Salman Khan and Karisma in a still from Biwi No 1.

“Kishore Lulla and I had wanted to do this for a very long time. Puja Films has been in the movie making business for the past 20 years and it is crucial to partner with a behemoth like Eros to continue making meaningful and profitable cinema,” Bhagnani said in a statement.

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Karisma and Govinda in a still from Coolie No. 1.

Kishore Lulla, Chairman, Eros International said that they want to “continue developing prolific content” and wished to “present cinema at its entertaining best” through the alliance.

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