By: Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham
Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Coming week would see the release of Aggar and Nanhe Jaisalmer
but real 'mela' for movie lovers would begin a week after that with
as many as 5 films hitting the marquee on each of the subsequent
Come 21st September and Priyadarshan's Dhol would make the most
of noise with the quartet of Tusshar Kapoor, Sharman Joshi, Kunal
Khemu and Rajpal Yadav trying to win the heart of Tanushree Dutta.
The comedy would be accompanied by an adventure thriller Choddon
Naa Yaar which stars Jimmy Sheirgill along with Kim Sharma.
Abhay Deol would be pairing up with yet another debutant
director Navdeep Singh on the same day as his Gul Panag-Raima
Sen-Sarika starrer thriller, Manorama Six Feet Under, after making
a successful round of festival circuits, sees a theatrical release.
Veteran Rishi Kapoor too would be making his presence felt in the
Aditya Raj Kapoor's Sambar Salsa while Shabana Azmi-Darshan
Zariwala starrer Lions of Punjab Presents promises to bring on the
The film festival would only continue on 28th September with
five more films vying for audience attention. While Johnney Gaddaar
seems to be at the top of the ladder with Sriram Raghavan promising
yet another solid thriller after Ek Haseena Thi, Vikram Bhatt too
would be looking at (finally) hitting the jackpot with his long
delayed Speed finally confirmed for release.
Ram Gopal Varma too would be hoping for something similar as his
three-years-in-the-making Go featuring newcomer Gautam along with
Nisha Kothari eventually makes it to the theaters. Director T L V
Prasad would be expecting a revival of the genre long forgotten as
his erotic Phir Tauba Tabuba (sequel to Payal Rohatgi starrer Tauba
Tauba) gets ready to tantalize its target audience once again.
Last but not the least would arrive Dil Dosti Etc., film for the
niche audience, which explores the thought process of the youth
belonging to the current generation. Directed by Manish Tiwary, who
makes this film for Prakash Jha's production house, Dil Dosti Etc.
has an interesting star cast of Shreyas Talpade, Imaad Ali, Nikita
Anand, debutant Ishita Sharma along with Smriti Mishra.