Aanand L Rai’s production house signs Rajkumar Santoshi to helm their next
Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi whose last films AJAB PREM KI GHAZAB KAHANI and PHATA POSTER NIKLA HERO went on to become huge success, has now been signed to direct a drama, under the Colour Yellow Productions banner.
Sources close to the development reveal that Aanand L Rai has outlined a human drama and felt Rajkumar Santoshi would be best to direct it. The film falls into the genre of Santoshi’s previous blockbuster like DAMINI and GHAYAL.
While not much is known at this juncture, sources add that the script is being developed and Rai & Santoshi will sit down to discuss the casting soon.
When contacted said Aanand L Rai, “I have grown watching Rajji's films and now, working with him is an honour."
While Rajkumar Santoshi shared, "Aanand and I have a great connect and mutual admiration for each other's work. I am happy to take this ambitious project forward with him."
The film is scheduled for a 2019 release and will go on floors by the end of this year.