Rajkumar Santoshi to helm drama for Aanand L Rai’s production house

Sakal Times
Sunday, 4 February 2018

Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi whose last films included Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and Phata Poster Nikla Hero, has now been signed to direct a drama, under the Colour Yellow Productions banner.

Sources reveal that Aanand L Rai has outlined a human drama and felt Rajkumar Santoshi would be best to direct it. The film falls into the genre of Santoshi’s previous blockbusters like Damini and Ghayal.

Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi whose last films included Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani and Phata Poster Nikla Hero, has now been signed to direct a drama, under the Colour Yellow Productions banner.

Sources reveal that Aanand L Rai has outlined a human drama and felt Rajkumar Santoshi would be best to direct it. The film falls into the genre of Santoshi’s previous blockbusters like Damini and Ghayal.

While not much is known at this juncture, sources add that the script is being developed and Aanand and Santoshi will sit down to discuss the casting soon. When contacted, Aanand L Rai said, “I have grown watching Rajji’s films and now, working with him is an honour.”

Said Rajkumar Santoshi, “Aanand and I have a great connect and mutual admiration for each other’s work. I am happy to take this ambitious project forward with him.”

The film is scheduled for a 2019 release and will go on floors by the end of this year. The makers are yet to make an announcement about the starcast. 

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