News Alert: Tiger Shroff to play John Rambo in Bollywood remake!

By Amol S. Malkar - May 19, 2017

It’s not new for Bollywood to remake a Hollywood movie, but this time they decided to take up a huge challenge! Call it copying or paying homage, remaking a film and that too without any compromise is a tough task. When you decide to remake something iconic as Rambo, which still holds cult-classic status for every action-movie buff, the difficulty level is bound to reach sky-high. Apparently, director Siddharth Anand is set to remake Rambo and Tiger Shroff been chose to play the iconic character of John Rambo. Well, most of the cine-goer are stunned by this news!

News Alert: Tiger Shroff to play John Rambo in Bollywood remake!

Indeed it would be interesting to see how it would turn out to be, and with such team working on it, it would be worth bank for box office success. The director Siddharth Anand has a long list of filmography which is being critically upheld and commercially successful. His last venture Bang Bang! was a remake of Tom Cruise starred Knight and Day. It was critically appreciated and one of the biggest box office grosser in 2014. Therefore, the kind of action scenes he executed, it would be easy for him to pull of grittier tone as most Rambo films been known for.

Tiger Shroff's so far filmography makes him a top contender of action superhero and directors are bound to choose him for the role. Earlier, Siddharth Malhotra and Hrithik Roshan were considered for this role, which eventually went on to Tiger. It would also be interesting to see how his martial arts and gymnast skills would pay off pulling the iconic character played by the legend Sylvester Stallone.

The film would be directed and produced by Siddharth Anand under his banner Siddharth Anand Pictures, along with M! Capital Ventures, Original Entertainment and Impact Films. The untitled film is presently in the pre-production stage. It is slated to release in last quarter of 2018. Till then, BollywoodMDB will keep you posted with its exclusive news and bits.

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