The creative producer of one of the most awaited films of the year, Ittefaq, Juno Chopra has collaborated with Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar for the first time. It’s a lesser known fact that Juno, who is also a close friend of the superstar, had a conversation with him way before collaborating for the film.
Shah Rukh Khan and Juno Chopra’s collaboration was intentional, as Khan had earlier conveyed to Juno that he would back the producer if he ever desired to make a film.
Interestingly, Juno Chopra comes from a lineage of BR Chopra production. Son of Ravi Chopra, Juno is the grandson of the legendary Baldev Raj Chopra (B.R. Chopra), who is known for his classic works like ‘Waqt’ (1965), the original ‘Ittefaq’ (1969) and ‘The Burning Train’ (1979) to name a few.
Interestingly, Ittefaq was made by BR Chopra, directed by Yash Chopra and now Juno Chopra is the one who is producing its remake version along with Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar.
The association also marks his first venture into the ‘thriller’ zone. Back then, Shah Rukh Khan had told him, “Bas aap picture banao and I will back you” and now on this Juno says, “‘if I have Karan and you by my side I don’t need anyone else.”
Juno’s first project was the sweetest story of this year, now Juno is taking it a notch higher by joining forces with SRK and KJo.
We hope that more associations like these keep happening in the coming future.
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