Sonam Kapoor’s Khubsoorat not a copy of the Rekha starrer!

The storyline of the 1980 hit Hrishikesh Mukherjee film has been transformed by Sonam’s younger sister, producer Rhea Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor, who steps into the shoes of Rekha in the remake of Khubsoorat, will play a physiotherapist in the new film. Unlike in the original, where Rekha has just finished her studies and is a fresh-out-of-college effervescent young gal, Sonam is a financially independent chick who treats a cricket team in the remake.

Khubsoorat will be produced by Anil Kapoor and directed by Shashanka Ghosh and we hear the hero of the film belongs to a traditional family in Rajasthan.

Also, there’s one major change in the plot. In the old version there’s a point of conflict between the mother and the heroine’s sister, but in this one we will get to see some garama garam problems brewing between the lead pair of the film. The changes are apparently made so that the tale becomes more contemporary and the audience can relate to it. Let’s see how the film turns out, with Sonam’s stylish presence and Rhea’s creative acumen…