Friday, August 10, 2007
Post Johnny Gaddaar, Sriram Raghavan was to direct John
Abraham and Aishwarya in a sci-fi thriller titled Happy
Birthday. However with producer Gaurang Doshi falling into
legal hassles, the film seems to be stuck up. Raghavan confirms,
"Yes, Happy Birthday has been shelved. But I would be
continuing with the same cast for a different film in a different
So finally John Abraham and Aishwarya Rai will be sharing the
screen for the first time in Sriram Raghavan's next venture and
this one will be produced by Rohan Sippy under the banner of RS
Entertainment. This film, however, is a completely new project and
not Happy Birthday revived. "It's a love story with an
element of thrill in it", reveals Raghavan.
contemplating of having Amitabh Bachchan in Happy Birthday.
With the Sippys coming into picture, the Bachchan access only
becomes easier for him. So does he plan to have Big B in this
project as well? "The film is still under scripting stage. If the
script demands Mr Bachchan to be there, I will surely approach
him", explains the director.
Sriram Raghavan is also engrossed with another project on a big
scale titled Agent Vinod. It's an action film with Saif Ali
Khan in the lead role. Saif had also acted in Sriram Raghavan's
directorial debut Ek Haseena Thi.