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BBC: Casablanca to get Indian remake

Indiewire 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.
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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.