India Times has an article ,that Pritish Nandy confirms, "We are planning the prequel, sequel and the remake of Sholay along with the animated version." , and they will firstly finalised the director and then the star casts. But now we heard that Manoj Bajpai , who firstly offered for the role of Sambha in Varma version , was approached for the role.
Manoj Bajpai says that he can play Jai or Veeru very well and Shefali Shah feels, she can’t imagine anybody playing the characters of Sholay, but she would prefer to see Rani Mukerji as Basanti and maybe herself portraying the role of Radha.
Tanuja Chandra, director of women protagonists films, states that her choices are -