By: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
So what is Karan Johar planning next? He has his hands full with as
many as four biggies. Yes, the leading film-maker is getting into
mass production of films. To start with, there's a project with his
erstwhile assistant Tarun Mansukhani. Reportedly, the film will
star Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Bachchan and Saif Ali Khan in
principal roles. "Right now, only Abhishek is confirmed. We're
still in the process of finalizing the balance cast," Karan informs
There's another project, with veteran actor Prem Krishen's son
Siddharth Malhotra in the director's seat. Siddharth had assisted
Nikhil Advani in Kal Ho Naa Ho and Sooraj R. Barjatya in
Vivah. The casting, again, is under finalization. Plus,
there's an animation film on the cards - the animation of his
blockbuster hit Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. But instead of humans,
the film will feature animals in principal roles. This one's called
Koochie Koochie Hota Hai.
biggest project is, of course, helmed by Karan himself. Reportedly,
it's titled Khan. "I would love to have this title, but the
fact is, the title is not with me," Karan divulges. Also, the film
will reunite his favorite pair - SRK and Kajol - after K3G.
"Yes, that's the cast I'd like to have in my film, but till
everything is on paper, I wouldn't like to make an official comment
on it," Karan sets the record straight.