New Delhi (UNI): After Aamir Khan-starrer Fanaa, it is now the
turn of the Rakesh Roshan camp to weave magic at the turnstile
which is bringing for viewers its latest sci-fi enterprise Krrish,
the sequel to Koi Mil Gaya, which stars Hrithik Roshan and
Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles.
The film, produced at a cost of Rs 50 crore, is one of the most
expensive ventures in the history of Indian cinema and is packed
with some breathtaking action sequences and astonishing special
A blend of Western technology and an Eastern medley of music,
dance, and emotions, Krrish has been given a U certificate
and it will open in theatres worldwide on June 23, according to
Censor Board of Film Certification sources.
Priyanka is essaying the role of a television reporter and
according to the film's producer and director Rakesh Roshan the day
he saw Priyanka in Yash Johar's funeral procession, he decided to
cast her in Krrish.
He said the title character played by Hrithik Roshan in the film is
not like that of Spiderman, Superman or Batman but he is
an ordinary boy who has been endowed with some super powers.
A few weeks ago, the sources were apprehending a tussle between
the film and the Censor Board because in some parts of the flick
some animals have been used and then it was being believed that
Indian Animal Welfare Board would object to the usage of animals
during the shooting of the film and might create barriers in its
The sources said Rakesh Roshan specifically wanted to show some
footages in the film featuring animals, but he knew doing so would
invite trouble in India so he went to Singapore and canned most of
the fare there because the Animal Board there gives permission to
shoot scenes involving animals.