AYUSHMANN KHURRANA’S NEXT BALA….
Ayushmann Khurrana’s next BALA directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Dinesh Vijan went on the floors this past week in Mumbai. Besides Ayushmann the film also stars Bhumi Pednekar and Yami Gautam in lead roles. The film is about a guy who is balding prematurely and how he deals with it. Bhumi plays this dusky small town educated girl, Yami plays a super model based in Lucknow. The film is also starring Saurab Shukla, Jaaved Jaaferi , Seema Pahwa in pivotal roles and will be shot in Mumbai and Kanpur.
Banita Sandhu who made her debut in Boywood with OCTOBER, has now gone on and bagged a series regular role in an upcoming CW sci-fi show Pandora. Priscilla Quintana essay the lead role in the show and it also stars Oliver Dench, Noah Huntley among others. The show is under production and will be filmed in Bulgaria.
Manoj Bajpayee is all set to reunite with Apurva Asrani for Apurva’s yet UNTITLED directorial next. The film is expected to go on the floors by the end of the year when the scripting of the film and the other details are finalized. The film is a story of a forgotten genius who is losing his mind. Manoj Bajpayee will also be seen co-producing the film.
Anubhav Sinha’s “Article 15,” starring Ayushmann Khurrana, will have its world premiere at the 10th edition of the London Indian Film Festival. The opening night film and red carpet will take place at London’s Picturehouse Central. Ayushmann plays the role of a police officer in the film where his first posting is rural north India, where three teenage girls have gone missing. The film releases on 28th June 2019.
Jackky Bhagnani’s Pooja Entertainment which will step into it’s 25th year this year, has recently acquired the family comedy, Jawaani Jaaneman with Saif Ali Khan’s Black Knight Films and Jay Shewakramani’s Northern Lights Films. Starring Saif Ali Khan and Tabu, the film marks the debut of and Alaia F (Pooja Bedi’s daughter) is a coming-of-age film. The movie is scheduled to go on floors this June with the first shoot schedule being shot in London for 45 days. The film is directed by Nitin Kakkar.
The teaser of Ayushman Khurrana’s SHUBH MANGAL ZYADA SAAVDHAN was released this past week. The makers will release the film on 14th February 2020. Ayushmann will start shooting for the film soon, probably after he gets done shooting for BALA which went on the floors this past week. He will be seen playing a gay lover in the film. The other lead in the film and the other important cast are yet to be locked in the film. Aanand L Rai’s production house Colour Yellow Productions are producing the film. Watch this space!
Rohit Shetty’s cop universe is just getting bigger and better. Starting with SINGHAM, SIMMBA and now finally SOORYAVANSHI which went on the floors last week. Ajay Devgn has come out and confirmed that he will be playing a cameo in the film, obviously as Bajirao Singham. The buzz is also that post this Rohit is planning a film where Singham, Simmba and Sooryavanshi will be seen coming together. Buzz is also going around that SINGHAM 3 is in the works as well. Watch this space!
Vidya Balan is going to star in the biopic of Math genius Shakuntala Devi in the lead role. The film is scheduled to go on the floors later this year and is slated to release in the summer 2020. The film is directed by Anu Menon and produced by Abundantia Entertainment.