Viacom 18 Motion Pictures to co-produce Vishal Bhardwaj and Sajid Nadidwala's RANGOON
An intense love story set in the 1940’s, Rangoon will bring together the work of Bollywood’s finest talent in one of the most ambitious projects ever made.
Produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, Vishal Bhardwaj and Viacom18 Motion Pictures the film stars national award winners Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and the versatile Shahid Kapoor in an epic romantic drama with never seen before action.
|SAJID NADIDWALA AND VISHAL BHARDWAJ|
Set to release in 2016, the film is backed by the music of Vishal Bhardwaj. The ensemble only gets better with the addition of maestro lyricist Gulzar. As Viacom18 Motion Pictures continuous its success in producing content led cinema, Rangoon will put forward a larger than life period drama that will leave its audiences enticed till the end.
Adding to the same, Ajit Andhare - COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures said “Our endeavor at Viacom18 Motion Pictures has been to redefine a mainstream Hindi film. In that quest, we have always produced films that marry great content with a wide commercially appeal. Our unique collaboration with Vishal & Sajid who are filmmakers of great pedigree in their own space reflects that approach. Rangoon is not only a larger than life epic love drama but has a gripping story at its heart. It will enthrall the contemporary audience.
Director, Producer Vishal Bhardwaj further commented, “Amalgamating a story like this with experts from the industry is like a dream come true for me. I am delighted that a project so close to my heart has not only started shaping up well but will be portrayed as an epic story of love and drama in a never seen before avatar.”
Producer Sajid Nadiadwala added, 'Our company believes in working with directors with great vision and Vishal undoubtedly stands tall in this league. His storytelling is unique and he always finds a way to bring a great sense of characterization to any film he’s working on. And along with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, we are all set and very excited to bring Rangoon to the audience.'