Tuesday, June 13, 2006
If Unns is a tribute to the late Sunil Dutt, then here is something even more exciting. The late Sunil Dutt's banner Ajanta films will be revived by son Sanjay Dutt and son-in-law Kumar Gaurav. The film yet untitled will be directed by Milan Luthria who last made Taxi No. 9211. So far Sanjay Dutt and Ajay Devgan have been finalized for the film.
Milan says, "It is an action adventure film and is going to be on a big canvas. The film is about relationship between the two lead characters. Everything is under wraps and I cannot reveal more. All I can say is that it is a true story based on the lives of two men from Uttar Pradesh. The film will go on floors on 1st February 2007 and should be wrapped up by March 31."
February is a long time. So what will Luthria be doing till then? Well, before that he will finish another film of his titled Hat Trick starring Kunal Kapoor, Rimmi Sen, Nana Patekar and Paresh Rawal. The film also brings back the pairing of Naseeruddin Shah and Hema Malini after 16 years. The duo was last seen together in Aruna Raje's social drama Rihaee. It is going to be an emotional comedy and will be shot in Mumbai, London and New York. UTV will be financing the project.
And what about the film that he was planning with the Sippy's post Taxi... "We are still searching for a story. Actually we have zeroed in on one but it still has to be worked on. However, it will only start after these two films."