Director Shoojit Sircar of Yahaan fame, is now planning a remake of Gulzar’s 1973 hit, Achanak. The director is roping in Abhishek Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan for the roles that were earlier essayed by Vinod Khanna and Om Puri.
The film was originally made by Gulzar and written by Khwaja Ahmed Abbas. Gulzar has already given the go ahead and in fact, he will write the lyrics, dialogue and screenplay. At the moment, Sircar is busy looking for an actress to play the lead. The only actor that is finalised is Upen Patel, who will play an army man. The film will go on the floors in November.