ABHISHEK BACHCHAN HAS BEEN SIGNED….
Abhishek Bachchan has been signed up to play the lead in Ajay Devgn’s next production which is based on true life events. The film will also star Ileana D’Cruz who will be seen in a pivotal role, but won’t be starring opposite Abhishek in the film. The buzz is that another actress wi be signed to play the lead opposite him. The film is currently under pre-production and the makers are busy doing the recce for the film, with the plan to take it on the floors by thr end of the year. This project will be directed by Kookie Gulati.
The shoot of one of the most anticipated films of the year, JAWAANI JAANEMAN, got wrapped up in London this past week on Friday (9th August). The film stars Saif Ali Khan, Tabu and Alaia F. in the lead roles. The film directed by Nitin Kakkar and produced by Saif’s production house Black Knight Films, Jay Shewakramani’s Northern Lights Films and Jackky Bhagnani’s Pooja Entertainment releases later in the year on November 29.
Randeep Hooda and Zoya Hussain will be seen playing the lead roles opposite each other in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s yet UNTITLED production. The film marks the directorial debut of Balwinder Singh Janjua who has previously written films like MUBARAKAN and the soon to release SAAND KI AANKH. The filming is supposedly to begin in the first week of October in Delhi.
Parineeti Chopra kicked off the shoot of the remake of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN in London last week (3rd August). Kirti Kulhari and Aditi Rao Hydari will also be seen starring in important roles in the film. While it is still unclear what role Aditi plays in the film, Kirti plays the role of a cop. The film is directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and produced by Reliance Entertainment, with the makers eying a 2020 release for the film.
The shoot for SADAK 2 has already begun in full swing in Ooty. The film stars Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Pooja Bhatt in the lead roles. But now, Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta will be seen joining the cast where he will be playing the role of Alia’s father in the film. The film is directed by Mahesh Bhatt and will release on July 10, 2020.
For her second Bollywood film, Hina Khan will be seen in Vikram Bhatt’s next titled HACKED. While the film was supposed to go on the floors in April this year, it didn’t materialize. However, the film is now going to go on the floors on 20th August. Seen playing the antagonist in the film is Rohan Shah who was last seen in KRRISH 3.
Sidharth Malhotra and team started shooting for Vikram Batra biopic titled SHERSHAAH this past weej in Kargil. The shoot was supposed to begin earlier than that but due to the recent decisions surrounding Kashmir, the shoot had to be delayed by a couole of days, but the film finally went on the floors on Friday (9th August). The film also stars Kiara Advani in the lead and is directed by Vishnu Varadhan and produced by Dharma Productions and Shabbir Boxwala.
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari who just wrapped up her third directorial film PANGA has already moved on to her next subject and has started prepping for the same. According to the buzz, she will be directing a film on Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and his philanthropist author wife Sudha Murthy. The film is expected to roll next year with the scripting to begin very soon. The film will be jointly produced by Mahaveer Jain, Ashwiny and her husband Nitesh Tiwari.