Here CRB Tech Reviews bring some exciting news for the fans of Tiger Shroff. Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff has been finalised for Indian remake of Hollywood action movie 'Rambo', which starred Sylvester Stallone.
Though Tiger is excited to be on board the project but he personally feels he could never replace Stallone. As per reports, the remake is to be done by Siddharth Anand and co-produced by M! Capital Ventures, Original Entertainment, Impact Films and Siddharth Anand Pictures.
There has been speculations about actors like Hrithik Roshan and Sidharth Malhotra to be in consideration for the role but nothing materialised. The report quoted Tiger as saying, "Being a martial artist and a huge action movie buff since childhood, this all seems very surreal, and I’m very grateful for this opportunity. By no means do I believe I can replace the legendary Sylvester Stallone; however, I do feel that somehow this is something I’ve been preparing for since childhood.”
Its reported that, the principal photography for the film is to start by February next and it's slated to release on 2018.
The Indian version of Rambo would be given a desi twist. The remake is to be the story of the life of the last surviving member of an elite covert unit of the Indian Armed Forces who returns and discovers a war waging in his own land. Then he unleashes chaos and becomes an unstoppable machine in the process of tough training forms the crux of the story.
Anand has previously directed Bang Bang which was a remake of Tom Cruise's Knight and Day. Talking about the remake, Anand said that Rambo is one of the most iconic action blockbuster films from his generation. he grew up looking up to heroes like Stallone as inspirations, and in a time where the Indian film industry is lacking action characters of Rambo’s calibre, this is the perfect time to introduce Tiger in this role.
The actor is excited to get on board, but says Stallone is irreplaceable.
"Rambo" franchise first came to screen in the year 1982 with "First Blood", which earned over $125 million worldwide. The movie was followed by a number of successful remakes, including the most recent "Rambo" in 2008, which earned $113 million globally, as reports say.
So let’s wish the desi twist does enough justice to Rambo.
Eagerly awaiting the release, we conclude.
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