Debutant director Divya Khosla Kumar’s Yaariyan, which was slated to release on January 31 next year, has been preponed. It will now release on January 10, 2014. The film is produced by T-Series, Bhushan Kumar and stars debutants Himansh Kohli, Rakul Preet Singh, Nicole Faria, Shreyas Pardiwalla and Devanshu Sharma.
Mardani to take off in the first week of January
Rani Mukerji who was last seen in Aiyyaa where she romanced South star Prithviraj is now gearing up to start work in Pradeep Sarkar’s Mardani. The actress known for her impressive portrayals in films like Bunty Aur Babli, Hum Tum and No One Killed Jessica among other, was missing from the big screen for a while. In Mardani, a Yash Raj Films venture, Mukerji will be playing a cop for the first time. The film will take off in the first week of January next year. Sarkar has earlier directed Laga Chunari Mein Daag and Lafangey Parindey for YRF.
Madhureeta Anand’s Kajarya to premiere at Dubai Film Festival
Director Madhureeta Anand’s feature film Kajarya, based on female infanticide, has been selected for a world premiere at the 10th Dubai Film Festival being held from December 6 to 14, 2013. The film depicts the hardships faced by women in India, especially while giving birth to children. The film that has been shot extensively in Haryana and U.P, includes real people instead of professional actors to give it an authentic feel. After DFF, Anand is keen on showcasing the film at other festivals as well.