Manmarziyaan is an upcoming Indian Hindi language romantic drama. The film directed by Anurag Kashyap and this movie is written by Kanika Dhillon. This film is Starring Abhishek Bachchan, Vicky Kaushal and Taapsee Pannu. The film is jointly produced by Phantom Films and Aanand L. Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions. Manmarziyaan began filming in February 2018. It is a love story set in Punjab, India. In November 2016, it was announced that Anurag Kashyap will be directing Manmarziyaan, produced by Aanand L. Rai. It was supposed to be directed by Sameer Sharma, who had shot some portions of the film but Aanand L. Rai was not happy with the rough cut and stopped the shooting. He then approached Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari to direct it but she could not do it because of her prior commitments. Initially it was reported by the media that Dulquer Salmaan, Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar were cast in the film but they dropped out of the film. Abhishek Bachchan was then brought in as a replacement for Dulquer Salmaan. Taapsee Pannu’s character in the film is a sports shop owner who has learnt hockey from her parents. In December 2017 it was announced that Abhishek Bachchan will be a part of the film. The film is being shot in Punjab while some portions in Delhi and Kashmir.
Batti Gul Meter Chalu :
Batti Gul Meter Chalu is an upcoming Indian Hindi film directed by Shree Narayan Singh and produced by Bhushan Kumar and Nishant Pitti . this film is starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Yami Gautam in the lead roles. The film was wrapped up in July 2018. The first and second schedule of the film got wrapped in February 2018 and March 2018 respectively. Since KriArj Entertainment which was producing the film firstly got into financial troubles. The shoot of the film was kept on a halt which finally got resumed in May 2018 and was wrapped up in June 2018. After the final schedule in July 2018 the film was finally wrapped up in the same month.
Director Shree Narayan Singh had already signed Shahid Kapoor to play a power-theft in a local town of Uttarakhand. Later Yami Gautam was signed as a lawyer who defends Shahid Kapoor in the film. For the role of Lalita Nautiyal a.k.a. Nauti actresses like Katrina Kaif, Ileana D’Cruz and Sonakshi Sinha were approached but later it was confirmed that Shraddha Kapoor would be playing this role in the film.
The film was originally slated to release on 31 August 2018 but was pushed to 14 September 2018 to avoid the clash with Shraddha Kapoor’s another film Stree starring Rajkummar Rao and the financial troubles faced by KriArj Entertainment and Leading to delays in the shooting of the film. Later it was announced that the film would have a world wide release on 21 September 2018. The teaser of the film was released by T-Series on 18 October 2017. The first look of the film featuring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor was released on 3 June 2018.
The shooting of the film got stalled in April 2018 due to the non-payment of dues by KriArj Entertainment. Later in June 2018, producer Vashu Bhagnani claimed his rights over the film as the deal with KriArj Entertainment which was denied by Bhushan Kumar the current producer of the film. Also regarding the credits for the Story, Screenplay and Dialogues of the film the film’s original and first writer Vipul K Rawal had filed a case against the Director and other writers for trying to deny him his rightful credit. However the matter was settled and it was decided that the credit for Story, Screenplay and Dialogues will now be equally shared between Vipul K Rawal along with Sidhartha Singh and Garima Wahal,
Stree (2018 film)
Stree (Female) is an upcoming comedy horror film directed by Amar Kaushik and produced by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K. and Dinesh Vijan under the banner of Maddock Films. The film is based on the Indian urban legend Nale Ba about a witch who knocks on people’s doors at night. Stree stars Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor and is scheduled to release on 31 August 2018. According to producer Dinesh Vijan the location in Bhopal was chosen because of the mysterious stories associated with the place. After reaching the place, the locals informed the production team about the unexplained events that had taken place in the area and the safety precautions that they must follow. Keeping in mind the advice given by the locals, a set of guidelines to be followed by everyone were created and placed in all the rooms inside the fort. The final schedule of shooting was completed on 1 May 2018. After completing the shooting, a promotional song was filmed in Mumbai with Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor during May 2018. The music for the film has been composed by Sachin- Jigar. A song featuring Raj kummar Rao and Nora Fatehi is also added in the soundtrack of the film