FARHAN AKHTAR AND RITESH SIDHWANI’S….
Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment to distribute the Hindi version of the much anticipated SYE RAA NARASIMHA REDDY which stars Chiranjeevi and Amitabh Bachchan in the lead. The film is produced by Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan. Farhan Akhtar took to twitter to announce the same this past week and along with it released the teaser of the film. SYE RAA NARASIMHA REDDY is helmed by Surendar Reddy.
Randeep Hooda who recently wrapped up the shoot for Imtiaz Ali’s AAJ KAL has already bagged another project in his kitty, besides the Sanjay Leela Bhansali produced yet UNTITLED film opposite Zoya Hussain. The film in question is tentatively titled RAT IN THE HIGHWAY and will be directed by debutant Vivek Chauhan. The film was originally conceived by Sunil Saini, Sunny Deol’s manager. The film will go on the floors soon and will be shot in Scotland.
After his last venture, 102 NOT OUT, Umesh Shukla is ready with his next titled NAMUNE. The film will star Abhimanyu Dassani and Mrunal Thakur in the lead roles opposite each other. The film will also star Paresh Rawal and Arshad Warsi as the other leads in the film. The film is expected to go on the floors next month and will be shot in India and abroad. NAMUNE will be produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Jackky Bhagnani launches his own record label, Jjust Music, to promote budding artistes. The company has signed The Doorbeen, Prakriti and Sukriti Kakar, Jasleen Royal and Darshan Raval among others. The video song titled Prada by The Doorbeen is already out now and features Alia Bhatt in it. The song has already created a lot of buzz among the audiences.
Manish Mundra, the producer behind films like NEWTON and MASAAN, will now don the director’s hat for an untitled social drama. He will co-direct this project along with Supreet K Singh, and the film will be based on true events. The cast and crew on the film are yet to be announced. The film will go on floors in January 2020, and will be extensively shot in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi.
Sanjay Mishra and Ram Kapoor have been signed up for a con-comedy film titled BAHUT HUA SAMMAAN which is set in Varanasi. The film directed by Ashish Shukla and produced by Yoodle Films. The film also stars Nidhi Singh, Raghav Juyal and debutant Abhishek Chauhan. The film also stars Flora Saini and Namit das in important roles. The film will be shot across Mumbai in the coming few months.
Mrunal Thakur seems to be on a roll these days. After starring opposite Hrithik Roshan in SUPER 30 and John Abraham in BATLA HOUSE, she has been roped in to play the lead in Umesh Shukla’s next NAMUNE, but that’s not all. She has also been signed in Farhan Akhtar and Paresh Rawal starrer TOOFAN. Although it is still unclear what role she has in the film, it is said to be an important one. TOOFAN is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and produced by Excel Entertainment and ROMP Pictures.