Dharma production showed its inclination to support regional cinema with the BAAHUBALI series and now Karan Johar’s production house have also branched out into Marathi cinema. He is going to be presenting the Marathi film, BUCKET LIST, which marks Madhuri Dixit’s debut in Marathi Cinema. Ranbir Kapoor will also be making a special appearance in this slice of life film. Though his role is yet unclear, he has already shot for his part.

Last week we revealed the title of the John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee starrer SATYAMEVA JAYATE and this week they confirmed it along with a release date; the film will open on Independence day this year. The film also marks the debut of Neha Sharma who is going to be the lead opposite John. The fi lm is expected to be a thriller with several action packed elements. The film directed by Milap Zaveri and produced by T-Series and Emmay Entertainment went on the floors last month.

THE ACCIDENTAL PRIME MINISTER went on the floors in London this past week. The film is based on the book by Sanjaya Baru by the same name. Veteran actor Anupam Kher is playing the leading role in the film. The film is a political drama that traces the making and the unmaking of the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The film is directed by debutant Vijay Ratnakar Gutte. Hansal Mehta is also attached to the project as a creative producer.

After BATTI GUL METER CHALU, Yami Gautam will now be seen in URI. The film stars Vicky Kaushal as the male lead. The film is based on infamous attacks in Uri (Jammu and Kashmir) in 2016. The film will feature Vicky as an army official. Yami will be seen playing an intelligence officer. The film will also feature Kirti Kulhari who will be seen playing the role of a pilot. The film is directed by Aditya Dhar and is produced by Ronnie Screwvala.

Waluscha De Sousa, who starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan in FAN has now joined the cast of TIME TO DANCE along with Isabelle Kaif and Sooraj Pancholi. Her role is yet unclear but Isabelle will be seen as a ballroom and a Latin dancer and Sooraj will be seen as a street dancer. Salman Khan’s chartbuster ‘O O Jaane Jaana’ is going to be recreated for this film as well. The song will also feature Salman Khan but in a special appearance. The film is directed by Stanley D’Costa and co-produced by Remo D’Souza and Bhushan Kumar. The film will go on the floors sometime this month in London.

Abbas-Mustan are coming back once again after their last outing with MACHINE. The film they are coming back with is going to be a thriller and will have Sanjay Dutt in the lead and the rest of the cast will be finalised soon. The director duo have finalised a new script and it has been okayed by Dutt.

Still riding high on the success of RAID, director Raj Kumar Gupta has already started working on his next film which is going to be based on the life of RAW agent Ravinder Kaushik who operated in Pakistan. He is currently working on the script for the same and is already in interacting with Ravinder’s mother and brother since the past 6 months. No other details about the film are out yet, but watch this space!

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