Anil Kapoor confirms Hindi remake of Modern Family; shooting for show to begin in 2018
New York: Actor Anil Kapoor says work on the Hindi version of popular sitcom Modern Family will start next year. The 60-year-old actor is also planning to come up with the third season of Indian adaptation of American TV series 24.
Anil bought the official rights of 24, the first season of which was launched in India in 2013. He has also collaborated with the makers of Emmy-winning series Modern Family for the remake.
"We are working on it [Modern Family]. The contracts are all done and everything is on paper now. We will lock everything this year and start the shoot next year. Also, season three of 24 will be made. The plans are on," Anil told reporters here on the sidelines of IIFA awards.
The second season of the Indian remake of 24 aired from 9 July, 2016 to 9 October, 2016.
The original Modern Family chronicles the everyday lives of the Pritchett and Dunphy families. It stars Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet in the lead roles, and began airing in 2009. It has been nominated in the Outstanding Comedy Series at the 2017 Emmy Awards.
Anil Kapoor will be seen next in Mubarakan, which is slated to release on 28 July. It also stars his nephew Arjun Kapoor, as well as Athiya Shetty and Ileana D'Cruz.
(With inputs from PTI)