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Siddharth Roy Kapur signs director RS Prasanna for his next!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 October 2017, 13:49 IST

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has signed filmmaker RS Prasanna for his next film. RS Prasanna made his debut in Bollywood with Shubh Mangal Savdhan.

Siddharth Roy Kapur confirmed the news saying that, “Yes, Prasanna and I will be collaborating on his next film and I am very happy to be working with him. Like the rest of the country, I absolutely loved Shubh Mangal Savdhan. RS is an extremely talented filmmaker with a fresh voice and has an ability to make unique content reach out to a mainstream audience. I am sure that together we will make a memorable film.”

And this is what Prasanna had to say on the development, "I have great respect for Siddharth and his creative vision which is evident in the films he has backed over the past decade. It is an honour and delight to work with him. I am excited about our collaboration and I’m sure it will be a great experience. We hope to give the audiences a truly special film through our collaboration. I believe post the success of Shubh Mangal Savadhan, partnering with Sid excites me as a filmmaker who wants to tell unusual stories that celebrate life in all its ordinariness."

Siddharth and Prasanna have met extensively and brainstormed on various subjects for the movie they would like to make together and are close to locking in on one of them.

Roy Kapur Films has various noteworthy film projects in the pipeline – including amongst others, a biopic on Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space with Aamir Khan playing the lead, and also the Dangal director Nitesh Tiwari’s next film which is based on the book “How I braved Anu Aunty and Cofounded a Million Dollar Company".

Prassana made his debut in Bollywood this year with Shubh Mangal Savdhan which was got good response and earned good money at box office. Prior to that Prasanna made the romantic comedy Kalyana Samayal Saadham in Tamil, on which SMS was based.

First published: 6 October 2017, 13:49 IST