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T-Series' latest multi-million rupees romantic thriller Karzzzz is currently being shot at exotic resort-destinations in South African cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town on a wider canvas under the direction of Satish Kaushik.
The film is a remake of showman Subhash Ghai's blockbuster, Karz, of 1980, in which most of the characters from the original version have even been retained in the new version also.
This Himesh Reshammiya starrer Karzzzz has debutante Shweta Kumar opposite him in the lead role. Shweta happens to be daughter of renowned film maker Indra Kumar while other star cast includes Raj Babbar, Danny Denzongpa, Gulshan Grover, Bakhtiyar Irani, Urmila Matondkar and Rohini Hattangadi.
Besides acting and singing, Himesh Reshammiya is also responsible for scoring the music of Karzzzz.
The film, being produced by Bhushan Kumar and Krishan Kumar of T-Series, is based on the theme of reincarnation, in which Himesh Reshammiya will enact the role of Monty, a rock star, which was earlier played by Rishi Kapoor.
The story of the 1980 all time hit has been transposed from Ooty to certain foreign locations and in a totally modern idiom with the production budget of the remake version ranging between 250-300 million rupees.
The remaining parts of the much talked about Karzzzz will be shot in Kenya and Mumbai. The team has an extensive shooting schedule till the end of March.