November 18, 2009 5:49:59 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
HRITHIK ROSHAN and BARBARA MORI in KITES
Well known American filmmaker Brett Ratner (RED DRAGON) is 'editing' English version of Bollywood blockbuster KITES to fit in the Western psyche, according to reports.
It may be the first for a Hollywood director formatting a Bollywood movie. Reports suggest that intercultural romance thriller KITES has two versions-one for domestic Indian audience and another English version for international audiences. While the domestic version has been completed, the international version is still being formatted. The two versions were reportedly shot simultaneously in Hindi and English in Las Vegas (Nevada), New Mexico, and Los Angeles (California) in USA.
Directed by Anurag Basu (LIFE IN A METRO), produced by Rakesh Roshan, with music by Rajesh Roshan; bi-lingual Salsa dance based KITES is a said to be a love story that defies boundaries-cultures-rules-barriers-language. Proposed to be released next summer worldwide, it stars Hrithik Roshan, Uruguay born Mexican actress-model MTV winner Barbara Mori (INSPIRACION), Kangana Ranaut, Nicholas Brown (DON'T PANIC), Kabir Bedi, etc.