Producer Kumar Taurani of Tips has rubbished reports of signing
Hassan for a film directed by Prabhu Deva. There was a buzz in
B-town that Shruti will be seen opposite Taurani's son Girish, who
is making his debut in Bollywood. The untitled film will be
directed by Prabhu Deva.
"We have not yet finalised her. Wait for sometime...next week we
will finalise," Taurani told PTI. On if he has approached Shruti
Hassan, Taurani said, "I can't comment on that." He also refused to
divulge details if the movie will be a remake or an original and
only said that the film will go on floors in August.
Meanwhile, the producer is excited about his next home
production Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story, featuring Vivek
Oberoi and Neha Sharma of Crook fame. "As Vivek has
already played the role of a gangster, it is a big plus point for
us. There is this sudden excitement when people come to know that
Vivek is playing a gangster. I think gangster roles are a monopoly
for Vivek," Taurani said.
"When my director narrated the story to me, I felt Vivek was the
perfect choice, as he knows nuances of a gangster," he said. A
romantic-comedy, Jayantabhai Ki Luv Story caters around
Vivek, a gangster and Neha, an educated-subtle girl, and how they
fall in love. "Even though it is a romantic-comedy, there is an
element of seriousness and a bit of violence. But this
(romantic-comedy) part is a new thing. I liked this more as it was
mixture of both. It is a complete entertainer," Taurani said.