Warner Bros. Pictures India has entered into an exclusive three picture deal with People Tree Films. This pact covers the production and distribution of three films to be released by Warner Bros. The agreement was announced by Nikhil Advani and Mukesh Talreja, Partners, People Tree films and Blaise Fernandes Country Head for Warner Bros. Pictures India.
First on the list is JAANE KAHAA SE AAYI HAI starring Riteish Deshmukh, Jacqueline Fernandez & Ruslaan Mumtaz under the direction of Milap Milan Zaveri is a romantic comedy about a woman from Venus who crashlands on Earth looking for love. She befriends a born loser who is extremely unlucky in finding love who helps her in her quest of finding true love. The music direction of the film is by Sajid & Wajid. The film is currently in production and is slated to release in summer of 2009.
The second one being CHANDBHAI is Nikhil Advani's second directorial venture with Warner Bros. after CHANDNI CHOWK TO CHINA. Akshay Khanna & Vidya Balan star in this emotional heartrending story of how a struggling director transforms a rebel inmate of a remand home. It tells the story of how two characters change their life by facing their inner demons and embracing life and happiness in the process. Shankar, Ehsaan & Loy are the music directors of the film.
The third film is BASRA starring Akshaye Khanna and directed by Navdeep Singh. It's a story of a spy and a cop's lives intertwine in a dangerous game of espionage, betrayal and revenge triggering off from the deserts of Iraq and moving through the underbelly of Mumbai's drug and flesh trade and finally ending at the powerful corridors of politics in Delhi
'Both Nikbil Advani and Mukesh Talreja are dynamic creative individuals whose vision we share. We hope to have a long and successful association with People Tree Films in the future' says Richard Fox, Executive. Vice President, Warner Bros. International
'It's a pleasure to associate with People Tree Films after working with them for CHANDNI CHOWK TO CHINA which has shaped up extremely well' says Blaise Fernandes, Country Head, Warner Bros. Pictures India.
'Each of these films belongs to a different genre. JAANE KAHAA SE AAYI HAI is a romantic comedy whereas Basra is a political thriller. CHANDBHAI is a film that has been close to my heart for a while now and I am glad to start this as my first project after CHANDNI CHOWK TO CHINA' says Nikhil Advani, Partner People Tree films.
'We are proud to associate with Warner Bros. for three more films after CHANDNI CHOWK TO CHINA. We are looking at releasing JAANE KAHAA SE AAYI HAI in the summer of 2009, CHANDBHAI during Diwali 2009 & BASRA will hit the cinemas at the end of 2009' says Mukesh Talreja, Partner People Tree films.