According to a report in Mumbai Mirror Chitrangaada and Nawaz will be paired in a thriller to be shot in Bengal, directed by Kushan Nandy. Pritish Nandy’s son, Kushan, has signed Chitrangada Singh and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, for a comedy-thriller which will be directed by him. His father’s company Pritish Nandy Communications will not be involved in the film, Kushan’s producing it himself. The film, which will go on floors around June this year, will be shot extensively in West Bengal and Bihar. It will mostly be during the monsoons as the rains are integral to the plot of the yet-untitled film. Interestingly, Nawaz who has mostly been seen in intense, dramatic roles, will be playing a character with lighter shades. The actor, who caught the eye in Sujoy Ghosh’s Kahaani as a tough cop, now will not only be returning to Bengal but both he and Chitrangada will also be learning Bengali for the film.
Kajol Comeback On Silver Screen
Kajol is gearing up for her comeback in her home production venture. She already told media that she had given a green light to a film produced by her beau Ajay Devgan. Now, it is learnt that the actor/producer has joined hands with Sunil and Kishore Lulla’s Eros International to co-produce the film. The film starring Kajol will be a women- oriented subject with an A- list cat from the industry. With Eros on board, the film is expected to go on floors by November and will be released in 2015. The director of the movie is yet to finalised. Ajay Devgn Film (ADF) and Eros International had earlier coproduced Son of Sardar.
Anushka Teams Up With Eros International
Anushka Sharma’ first production venture NH 10 will be co- produced by Eros International and Phantom Films. To be directed by Navdeep Singh, NH 10 is an action thriller about a roadtrip that goes wrong, and apart from producing it. Anushka herself will be part of the film.”The film is an exciting collaboration with Anushka and Phantom and we are happy to associate with this talented team. ‘NH 10’ promises to be an interesting journey and we are looking forward to supporting and nurturing such strong content driven films,” Sunil Lulla, managing director, Eros International Media Ltd, said in a statement. Anushka, who made her acting debut in 2008 opposite Shah Rukh Khan in “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi”, is pretty excited about the film. The actress is already doing Bombay Velvet with Phantom Films and will be working together with them in NH10.
Dubai, The Land Of Love
The lovebirds, Armaan and Tanishaa was recently seen visiting Vaishno Devi temple to seek blessings, along with Tanishaa’s mother Tanuja and Armaan’s father Rajkumar Kohli. Now it is learnt that the couple has been spotted in Dubai, painting the town red. Tanishaa has planned the trip to coincide with Armaan’s birthday. According to a Mumbai Mirror report when the lovestruck duo landed in Dubai recently, a limousine took them to Faysal Ali Zarooni’s palatial mansion. Faysal, who is a family friend of Tanishaa’s, owns many luxury properties in Dubai. During the drive, Tanishaa refused to disclose the final destination to Armaan and he was dumbfounded when the car finally pulled into Faysal’s bungalow. The love which started in Big Boss house, is now filling Dubai’s air with its fragrances.
(Compiled by Nilabh Krishna)