If reports are to be believed, Bollywood is planning to have its own Hindi version of Alexander Dumas’ famous novel “The Three Musketeers”. It is believed that PVR Pictures is having talks with the distributors of the to be released 3D Hollywood flick, about having a desi version of the film.
There are also certain whispers about Aamir Khan and Priyanka Chopra being considered for the lead roles. Aamir is to play the Duke of Buckingham while Priyanka Chopra will take the role of Milady de Winter, one of the antagonists in the movie.
“The actors to play the three musketeers has not yet been revealed’” said a source to a news agency.
In the 2011 Hollywood version of “The Three Musketeers”, Orlando Blooms portrays the character of the Duke of Buckingham while Milla Jovovich plays Milady de Winter.
Logan Lerman, Ray Stevenson and Matthew MacFadyen are the three musketeers.
The official theme song of the film “When we were young” was released by Take That in August earlier this year.
The film is slated for release on October 14.
As for the production of the Bollywood remake, it should start sometime in 2012.