Jackie Shroff wants to return with Anil Kapoor
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Jackie Shroff wants to return with Anil Kapoor

Shroff says if the duo makes a comeback, they will have the same screen presence as they used to have in the ’80s.

bollywood Updated: Mar 23, 2014 16:36 IST
Dibyojyoti Baksi
Dibyojyoti Baksi
Hindustan Times


Jackie Shroff

and Anil Kapoor’s sons, Tiger and Harshvardhan respectively, will soon make their Bollywood debuts, their fathers also wish to reunite.

The two senior actors formed a popular duo in the ’80s and they are remembered for their association in films like Yudh (1985), Karma (1986), Ram Lakhan (1989) and Parinda (1989).

Despite not collaborating for almost three decades, Jackie feels that if they get a chance to work together again, they are capable of creating the same old magic. “I don’t know when our sons will get to work together in a film, but I believe that we still have the same screen presence. I really want to work with Anil again and show to the world that we can create the same magic that we used to in the ’80s,” says Jackie.

Though the two actors were seen together in a small role in Shootout at Wadala (2013), Jackie doesn’t consider it a comeback for the duo. He says that there needs to be a strong script for them. “I have told


to figure out if we can come together again. We need a proper script to make a comeback in a big way,” says Jackie.

Ask him if he is looking forward to venturing into production and he says, “I have no plans to get into production. I am an actor and want to be remembered that way.”

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First Published: Mar 23, 2014 16:26 IST