It has widely speculated that Hrithik Roshan has walked out of Anand Kumar bio-pic SUPER 30 which QUEEN director Vikas Bahl is making next; but as we had confirmed couple of weeks back in Super Cinema Hrithik is very much still headlining the project. There were some issues during the negotiations of the contract but it is now believed everything is put to rest and just mere formal announcement is left to be made. In all probability this will be the next film of Hrithik’s to go on floor since KAABIL.

More on Hrithik, the actor will start his second project in line after SUPER 30 which is going to directed by Rakyesh Omprakash Mehra and is going to be based on the sport of Kabaadi. That movie is supposed to mount the sets by the first quarter in 2018.

Eros International has released their sleeper hit SHUBH MANGAL SAAVDHAN in Russia. Film will be screened in as many as 16 major Russian cities. The dubbed version opens this week there.

Last week we have mentioned Prakhar Joshi the former head of theatrical distribution at Disney had joined Aamir Khan Productions; and how Disney India has appointed Deepak Upreti as their new head of their Indian theatrical distribution wing.

Ramesh Taurani’s RACE 3 is heating up every passing week and the movie hasn’t even mounted the sets yet. The movie is going to start before the end of the year but the speculations and counter-speculations are going on in full swing about the cast of the movie. We have some names who are being lined up by the producer for the film but we can confirm nothing has been locked just yet! Like they say, good things come to those who wait; you would’ve to wait a little longer for the full dope!

Sudhir Mishra will now be seen adapting Manu Joseph’s acclaimed novel Serious Man into a feature film. Watch this space!

Excel Entertainment is all set to make a biopic on Deepa Malik; The Indian Paralympic champion who had won silver medal at the last year’s event. Scripting is on and casting will begin soon on the project. Watch this space for more this one.

Shyam Bajaj’s AKSAR 2 maintains to create buzz within the trade; right from when the theatrical was released. The curiosity has been maintained for the film with the songs that have been released. Movie stars Zareen Khan & Gautam Rode and opens on 6th October.

This maker is struggling to get any one decent to come up and join his movies. So the best thing he reckons is to spread rumours about big stars and other actors waiting to work with him. When will this delusion end?

Mani Ratnam’s next will mount sets from Janurary 2018; the yet untitled venture will be a star studded film and is a multi starter which will have Aravind Swamy, Simbu, Vijay Sethupathy, Fahadh Faasil, Jyothika, Aishwarya Rajesh in the lead roles. A R Rahman will once again compose the music.

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