Shruti Haasan has been approached to play the lead in the remake of South film Ramanna,along with Akshay Kumar. The film will be directed by South director Krrish and will be co-produced by the Akshay Kumar-Ashvini Yardi production house,Grazing Goats Picture and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Production.
Arvind Swamy back in Hindi films
South actor Arvind Swamy made his debut in Hindi films with Mani Ratnams political thriller Roja in 1992. Now,after more than a decade,the actor has signed a Hindi film. It will be produced by Bejoy Nambiar and directed by theatre personality Akarsh Khurana,who writes,produces and directs plays for his own theatre company Akvarious. Akarsh will
make his directorial debut with this yet to-be-titled project.
Prateik plays a writer
Just like Arjun Rampal plays a writer in Roy,Prateik will be seen in a similar avatar in Rum Pum Posh. Prateik plays a Mumbai-based scriptwriter,and will be in a never seen before role, says a source. Having shot the first schedule,the second schedule begins once Prateik wraps up his promotions for Issaq.
Richa turns conservative
after the success of Fukrey,Richa Chadda has been shooting non-stop for several films. The actor will start shooting for Jia Aur Jia,where she plays a conservative girl. Her life takes a turn when she meets another girl,played by Kalki Koechlin. I am excited to work with Kalki. I think she has come a long way and proved herself as an actor, she said.