Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

BBC: Casablanca to get Indian remake

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 10, 2007 at 7:40AM

Classic Hollywood romance "Casablanca" is to be remade--in an Indian setting. The new version, entitled "Ezham Mudra," will relocate the Humphrey Bogart film to contemporary south India. Actor Suresh Gopi will play a restaurant owner who helps his lover, a Tamil separatist rebel fighting the Sri Lankan government, escape from India. BBC reports.
0

Classic Hollywood romance "Casablanca" is to be remade--in an Indian setting. The new version, entitled "Ezham Mudra," will relocate the Humphrey Bogart film to contemporary south India. Actor Suresh Gopi will play a restaurant owner who helps his lover, a Tamil separatist rebel fighting the Sri Lankan government, escape from India. BBC reports.







Awards Season Spotlight

Contender Conversations

Indiewire celebrates the best and brightest from Independent film, Hollywood, and foreign cinema.

More