Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Revolution 2020’ To Be Adapted Into A Rajkumar Gupta Film

Disney UTV, following the remarkable success of Kai Po Che (adapted from Chetan Bhagat’s 3 Mistakes Of My Life), is all set to produce another movie based on the author’s bestseller Revolution 2020 to be helmed by Raj Kumar Gupta. Gupta’s directorial debut was made with the studio, and the director has three films to his name so far- Aamir, No One Killed Jessica and Ghanchakkar– with Disney UTV.


Gupta commenting on this development, “I read Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Revolution 2020’ and was quite moved by it. It is a very simple and heartfelt story about being young, being confused, being in love, getting corrupt. I am looking forward to writing and directing this book for the screen.” The novel shall be developed as an epic drama featuring three main leads (actors not yet finalized) to essay the characters of Gopal, Raghav and Aarti.

Rucha Pathak, senior creative director, studios, Disney UTV, expressed her excitement of working again with Gupta and Bhagat, with whom the studio has made some amazing movies in the past. Rajkumar’s cinematic vision when applied to Bhagat’s novel Revolution 2020, the result would be very promising, she believes. The movie shall go on-floors mid-2014.

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