Southern actress Sharmila Mandre, who started her acting career in Sajini, has given her thumbs up to remakes. According to her, revisiting classics would be a good idea because such films are tested and proven.
"I don't see the need to oppose remakes. Most films are being remade because the original has been tested and proven. Today, most big-budget films in Bollywood are southern remakes," Sharmila told IANS.
She clarifies that she would do remakes only if it would offer her a substantial role to play. "Personally, I would oppose remakes if I'm not happy with my role. In fact, I would not even sign a remake if I wouldn't get to play an interesting role," said the actress who recently signed an untitled Kannada film, a remake of Tamil romantic-comedy Goa.
While her Kannada debut Sajini was a remake of Tamil romantic drama Jodi, her Tamil debut Mirattal was the remake of Telugu romantic-comedy Dhee. Continue reading the review on the slideshow..