“Itefaq” starring Rajesh Khanna and Nanda had released in 1969 and was directed by none other than Yash Chopra. Yes, the man, who is known for his romantic stories, gave us this intense thriller. And now we have the first character posters of its remake starring Sidharth Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha and Akshaye Khanna is out.
The film co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. The remake is being directed by Abhay Chopra.
The 1969 whodunit was a songless thriller which was an average success at the box-office. This film was itself reportedly a remake of the British film “Signpost to Murder”.
Sonakshi Sinha took to her official Twitter handle to reveal her look in the upcoming film “Ittefaq”. She shared a picture and then wrote, “Would you believe me if I say it wasn’t an Ittefaq? The story unfolds soon… #IttefaqOnNov3! @iamsrk @karanjohar @S1dharthM #AkshayeKhanna.”
Would you believe me if I say it wasn’t an Ittefaq? The story unfolds soon… #IttefaqOnNov3! @iamsrk @karanjohar @S1dharthM #AkshayeKhanna pic.twitter.com/dylXfz45y1
— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) June 30, 2017
Initially, just the tagline of the film, It Happened One Night and Sidharth’s look, was revealed by Shah Rukh Khan.
What exactly happened that night? #ItHappenedOneNight @S1dharthM @sonakshisinha @karanjohar @junochopra @abhayrchopra pic.twitter.com/afZ4akctlE
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 29, 2017
Would you believe me if I say it was all just an Ittefaq?Know my story in #Ittefaq OnNov3! @sonakshisinha #AkshayeKhanna @iamsrk @karanjohar pic.twitter.com/1wheds28cM
— Sidharth Malhotra (@S1dharthM) June 30, 2017
After Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha, the makers of the film also released a new character poster. This time it’s of Akshaye Khanna, who is seen in a daunting look. He plays Rajan Kumar, who plays a pivotal character in the film.
Karan Johar took to Twitter and mentioned about Khanna’s poster saying, “Only HE can divulge if it’s an
#Ittefaq or not!”
Only HE can divulge if it’s an #Ittefaq or not! #IttefaqonNov3 #AkshayeKhanna @S1dharthM @sonakshisinha @iamsrk @abhayrchopra pic.twitter.com/NGmP2joylM
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) June 30, 2017
In the posters Sidharth can be seen in hand-cuffs with a grim expression on his face, Sonakshi seems to be looking for something with fear in her eyes and Akshaye Khanna is ready to interrogate the s**t out of someone.
Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha will be sharing the screen for the first time. The shooting of the movie has been wrapped up and the makers of the film are working on its marketing strategies.
Directed by Abhay Chopra, “Ittefaq” is al set to hit the theaters on November 3.