Shahid in talks with Raj & DK
With the success of Prabhu Deva’s R…Rajkumar, Shahid Kapoor has been signed on by Vikas Bahl, who is receiving accolades for the recently released Queen. The film, titled Shaandar, is about destination weddings and is likely to take off in mid-2014. And now the actor is in talks with director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK for an action film. “Yes, we are in talks with Shahid for an action film, though he has not yet confirmed the project,” said Nidimoru.
Priyanka in madhur’s next
It is more or less confirmed that Priyanka Chopra will be doing Madhur Bhandarkar’s Madamji. The film traces the journey of an item girl who eventually ventures into politics, and Chopra, it seems, is very gung-ho about the project. “Priyanka loved the script, but she is yet to sign on the dotted line as the modalities are still being worked out,” said a source. “Madamji will be shot in Mumbai, Delhi and UP,” added the source.
Nawazuddin replaces Farhan in Raees
It would be interesting to see Shah Rukh Khan, who plays a bootlegger in Rahul Dholakia’s Raees, share screen space with Nawazuddin Siddique, who will play a cop. Farhan Akhtar was supposed to play the role, but opted out of the film. Raeesis being produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and Akhtar’s Excel Entertainment.
Hrithik in Ashutosh’s historical
Ashutosh Gowariker is in talks with Hrithik Roshan for his next project. The film is a love story set against the backdrop of the Indus Valley civilisation for which he is reportedly getting together a team of top technicians. Roshan is currently shooting for Siddharth Anand’s Bang Bang.