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Manoj Bajpayee who has finished shooting for Prakash Jha’s Satyagraha will soon start shooting for his next.

Manoj in a comic role

Manoj Bajpayee who has finished shooting for Prakash Jha’s Satyagraha will soon start shooting for his next. Called Saat Ucheke,the comedy is produced by Neeraj Pandey’s Productions and will be directed by debutant Sanjeev Sharma. “I cannot reveal anything about the film except that all the actors except for me are newcomers and the film is based in Delhi,” said Bajpayee who is happy doing two small budget films.

Priya Anand plays a Punjabi girl

Priya Anand,who made her debut in the Sridevi starrer,English Vinglish,will be playing a Punjabi girl for the first time in,Fukrey. She has been signed on by Excel Entertainment to play the lead. “I play a Punjabi girl from Subhash Nagar,Chandni Chowk and am very excited about the film,” she says. Preparing for the role,Priya had to participate in several workshops and discussions with the director.

Ali plays a rockstar in Aman Ki Asha

Pakistani singer and musician Ali Zafar will reprise his real life profession on screen for the first time. In his forthcoming film,Aman Ki Asha,the actor will be essaying the role of a Pakistani rockstar opposite Yaami Gautam. A source close to the project reveals,“In the film,Ali plays a Pakistani rockstar,who arrives in London and that is where the story unfolds.”

Akshay’s next titled Entertainment

Akshay Kumar’s film,directed by writers-turned-directors Sajid-Farhad,is tentatively titled Entertainment. The debutant directors,who have also penned the screenplays and dialogues for films like the Golmaal series,Housefull and Chashme Baddoor,are set to make a complete entertainer. The film is based in South Africa,as that’s where Akshay Kumar’s character goes to from India. Filming takes off in July in SA.