Film maker Krishna Shah is remaking the 1953 musical classic Baiju Bawra which starred Bharat Bhushan and Meena Kumari and had music by Naushad.
Shah’s contemporary remake of the film stars Aamir Khan and the music will be composed by Oscar winner AR Rahman.
Baiju Bawra is the story a singer who wants to take musical revenge on the legendary Tansen, who allegedly was responsible for his father’s death. Baiju forsakes even his sweet heart in his desire for vengeance. In the climax of the film Tansen and Baiju have a musical contest.
Krishna Shah is now busy scripting the remake of Baiju Bawra.