Sept 11, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Tollywood hero Saheb Chatterjee and heroine Ananya Chatterjee (exclusive interview) will star as the lead pair in Basu Chatterjee's next film titled Kalidas O Chemistry.
Kalidas O Chemistry is a remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1978 superhit romantic comedy DILLAGI (DVD release) starring Dharmendra-Hema Malini-Bindu. In 1999, Dharmendra's son Sunny Deol directed and starred in another film titled DILLAGI (DVD) co-starring brother Bobby Deol and Urmila Matondkar. The 1999 flick was produced by Dharmendra.
Born in Ajmer, Rajasthan, the octogenarian Basu Chatterjee is well-known for his superhit middle-class family comedy drama films like Rajnigandha (1974), Dillagi, Chitchor, Choti Si Baat, Khatta Meetha and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla and his acclaimed Hindi TV show featuring crime-mystery hero Byomkesh Bakshi played marvelously by Rajit Kapoor. Click here for more Basu Chatterjee Movies »
Watch a clip from the original Dillagi. Dharmendra played the Sanskrit professor romanticizing a Chemistry-crazy Hema Malini. The social issues portrayed are amazingly relevant even today.