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Dibakar Banerjee signs three-film deal with YRF

Jan 9 2013, 3:10am CST | by

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has signed a three-film co-production deal with the famed Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner. He will direct two movies, while the third will be helmed by debutant Kanu Behl.

New Delhi, Jan 9 — Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has signed a three-film co-production deal with the famed Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner. He will direct two movies, while the third will be...

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Dibakar Banerjee signs three-film deal with YRF

Jan 9 2013, 3:10am CST | by

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has signed a three-film co-production deal with the famed Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner. He will direct two movies, while the third will be helmed by debutant Kanu Behl.

New Delhi, Jan 9 — Acclaimed filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee has signed a three-film co-production deal with the famed Yash Raj Films (YRF) banner. He will direct two movies, while the third will be helmed by debutant Kanu Behl.

Banerjee, known for projects like "Khosla Ka Ghosla", "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" and "LSD: Love, Sex Aur Dhokha", calls it a "promising and exciting" union.

"Adi (Aditya Chopra) and I have different and individualistic creative visions while sharing a tremendous synergy in our ambition to take Indian cinema to new milestones at home and abroad. We decided to embark on this venture almost immediately after our very first meeting," he said in a statement.

The filmmaker is looking forward to capitalise on YRF's "tremendous presence, reach and experience" to create "trendsetting yet entertaining content for a really wide audience".

"I see tremendous potential in Adi's concerted plans for getting into co-production agreements with diverse, like-minded filmmakers," he added.

The specifics of the slate are still under discussion. However, it is sure that Banerjee will go behind the camera for two movies.

His long-time associate and the writer of the path-breaking "LSD: Love Sex Aur Dhokha", Behl, will make her debut as a director with the third film in the deal.

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Vidya Balan’s Kahaani to be remade in English as Deity by YRF

Jul 25 2014 1:13pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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The film will be remade in English for a global audienceVidya Balan starrer Kahaani was quite a hit among the audiences, so much so that it was remade down South. Now we hear that the film will be remade in English by YRF Entertainment. The English remake of Kahaani will be directed by The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo director Niels Arden Oplev. Jose Rivera (The Motorcycle Diaries) and Richard Regen (Tehran) have written the script.Kahaani director Sujoy Ghosh said, ...
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