Ashok Ranglani's Shalimar International's new venture ALIBABA AUR 40 CHOR was launched on November 30 in Mahableshwar and is being shot at other various eye-pleasing locales of Panchgani with 30-day initial marathon shooting schedule. In this schedule, four songs and many dramatic, romantic, emotional and action scenes are being picturised on the entire star cast. Earlier, music director Anand-Milind recorded five songs in the voices of Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Poornima & Jaspinder Narula at Krishna Audio. All the songs are penned by Jalees Sherwani. Arbaaz Khan plays the title role of Ali Baba and Pinky Harwani plays the role of Marjinah.The film is being produced by Vijay Ranglani and directed by Sunil Agnihotri. The film has screenplay and dialogue by Farukh Barelvi, Cinematography Akram Khan, Action by Gurubachan Singh , Sound by Chotu Bhai ,Editing by Sanjay Jaishwal, publicity by Rajoo Kariya and choreography by Rekha Chinni. The film is being presented by Kishinchand D. Ranglani.