"There used to be a lot of emotions around parents once and the audience wants it again. 'Himmatwala' (remake) is on the same lines and Salman Khan is responsible for starting it again," the 57-year-old said here Sunday at the music launch of his upcoming film "Saawariya - Khatu Shyam Ji Ki Amar Gatha".
Directed by Vinod Chhabra, "Saawariya - Khatu Shyam Ji Ki Amar Gatha" tells about the glory and wonders of Lord Khatu Shyam.
Talking about his role in the film, Shakti said: "'Saawariya...' is for god. It is a family drama and after watching the film you will feel like it is a Rajshri (the banner known for making 'Hum Aapke Hain Koun...!' and 'Vivaah') film."
"I play a guy with dark shades, what I am known for. The only dark character in the film is Shakti Kapoor. However, in the end he realises his mistake and asks god for forgiveness," he added.