As audience gets ready for web reboot of superstar Shahrukh Khan's 1993 hit Darr, Juhi Chawla, the leading lady of the original film, says it is not possible to remake the movie.
Late filmmaker Yash Chopra's psychological thriller was about an
obsessive lover Rahul (SRK), who creates havoc in the lives of
Kiran (Juhi) and Sunil (Sunny Deol). Darr 2.0, backed by a YRF
offshoot, will feature the three main characters in an entirely new
milieu, weaved in a modern, original tale of obsession and fear in
the age of cyber stalking and digital crimes.
When asked about it, Juhi told reporters here, "That (reboot) is
not Darr. It might be inspired or have similarities to the original
but it's not Darr. Such films don't get remakes, people just get
inspired by them to make something."
The five-part web series aims to hold a mirror to the perilous
environment of online privacy invasion and social media harassment
that can take a dangerous and disturbing turn, if
It has been directed by Vikas Chandra, who was an associate creative producer on YRF's Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.