It's a known fact that Sandalwood's famous stunt choreographer Ravi Verma is working with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan for his forthcoming movie Jai Ho. Now, Ravi is lucky to grab another offer in Hindi, where he will be working with Bollywood King Khan Shahrukh Khan. The director has roped in for the upcoming flick Happy New Year.
Amidst his busy schedule, Ravi Verma, who confirmed the news to
Oneindia said, "Yes, I will be working with
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan for his upcoming movie Happy
New Year. I got a call from the production unit."
Apart from Shahrukh, Happy New Year also features
Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood and
Jackie Shroff in the lead roles. It is directed by Farah Khan, and
produced by Shahrukh's wife Gauri Khan.
"First, I will finish Salman Khan's Jai Ho. The
shooting of the film is scheduled in November, in Sri Lanka. Next
month I will be busy with the same." Ravi Verma added.
Ravi Verma has also choreographed dare devil stunts for Shahid
Kapoor starrer Rambo Rajkumar. Apart from Kannada and
Hindi films, Ravi Verma has also directed fight sequences for
various Tamil and Telugu movies. Till now, he has choreographed
daredevil action scenes in more than 200 films.
Continue reading the excerpts of the interview on
Very Happy To Work With Another Superstar Of Bollywood
"I am very happy to work with another superstar of Bollywood. I
heard Shahrukh Khan is down to earth, when he is on the set. I am
eagerly waiting to meet him," Ravi Verma added.
Schedule In January
Ravi Verma said, "I will be working for the project in January
2014. The first schedule will be in Mumbai, but it is still not
Composing Two Fight Sequence
Ravi Verma said, "I will be choreographing two fight sequences
in Shahrukh Khan starrer Happy New Year." Ravi is
choreographing two fight scenes for Salman Khan starrer Jai
Ho as well.
Roped In For Another Shahrukh's Project
Ravi Verma said that he will also be working for Shahrukh's next
movie, which is likely to go on floors after Happy New
Year. He said, "I will also be working for another Shahrukh
movie, which is likely to go on floors by June 2014."
Jai Ho In December
Ravi Verma said, "By the time I start working for Happy New
Year, Jai Ho will be released." It is slated to
release on 25th December.
Earlier, the crew had started shooting of the film with the
working title as Mental, later they re-named the movie as
Jai Ho. It is the remake of Tollywood superhit
Stalin, which had Mega Star Chiranjeevi and Trisha in
leads, and was directed by South ace director AR
Jai Ho Cast And Crew
Jai Ho is directed by Salman Khan's brother Sohail
Khan. It has Salman Khan, Daisy Shah and Tabu in the lead
Second Time With Jackie Shroff
Ravi Verma will be working with Jackie Shroff for the second
time. Earlier, he had directed stunts for Anna Bond. The
movie had Puneet Rajkumar, Priyamani and Nidhi Subbaiah in the
leads. It was directed by Soori.
Ravi Verma Tweeted
Ravi Verma had tweeted, "Hey guys hru all sorry 4 late twit my
updates.. have to tel u signed a film with SRK movie name is
Happy New Year, wait 4 some more updates."
Credits To Darshan
Earlier, Ravi Verma had credited his success to Darshan and his
movies. He had said that he could take up the project only because
Kranthiveera Sangolli Raayanna
Ravi Verma has the credit of directing fights for a historical
movie Kranthiveera Sangolli Raayanna, which is the
costliest Kannada film ever made.