Jackie Shroff, who is all set to star in the Gujarati remake of Marathi film Ventilator, revealed some interesting memories in a chat show. The actor said that Anil Kapoor took 17 slaps from him while shooting for the 1989 film "Parinda". In the upcoming episode of "BFFs with Vogue" on Colors Infinity, Jackie was asked to share his experience about working with Anil, read a statement.
Talking about a scene, Jackie said that regardless of the shot being approved by the film's director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Anil kept asking for retakes as he wanted to make sure everything was perfect.
Jackie said: "I gave him 17 slaps but didn't give it so hard that he would fall."
The actors have also featured together in films like "Ram Lakhan", "1942: A Love Story" and "Kabhi Na Kabhi".
On a related note, Jackie Shroff will reprise the role of filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker from the original in the Ventilator remake. "Finally, I have been cast in a film in my mother tongue Gujarati. I hope I will live up to it," Shroff said in a statement.
"Ventilator" was produced by actor Priyanka Chopra. The movie revolves around an ailing senior member of a family who is being put on the ventilator just days before the popular Ganpati festival leading to varied degrees of speculation and panic amongst the clan he belongs to.
The remake is written by Niren Bhatt, a renowned Gujarati scriptwriter and the story is co-written by Karan Vyas. The film will be directed by Umang Vyas.
Rajesh Mapuskar, director of the original "Ventilator" has joined hands with makers for creative direction and guidance.
(With IANS Inputs)