After his blockbuster movie Simmba breaking all records at the Box Office, Rohit Shetty has another venture up his sleeves and this time he has rolled in Farah Khan to direct his production company’s next project. Calling her an extremely talented and hard-working director, Rohit stated that to have Farah on board was a privilege for his production company, Rohit Shetty Picturez. The ace filmmaker has signed the Happy New Year director to direct an action-comedy film and Farah is as ecstatic.
Talking to IANS, Farah said in a statement”Sometimes the universe just conspires to give you what you didn’t even imagine. Together with Rohit, who I genuinely love as a brother and whose work ethic I respect and share, I can only promise ‘Mother of all Entertainers’! Cant wait to say ‘roll camera’ for this one.”
As for Rohit, whose company will be producing the film, the collaboration seems a wonderful association. He shared his excitement saying, “It will definitely be a wonderful association. I can’t wait to start working with this extremely talented powerhouse.” The film will be presented by Reliance Entertainment.
Simmba was Rohit’s eighth entry in the coveted Rs 100 crore club at the Box Office. He has become the only Bollywood director with eight back-to-back Rs 100 crore films at the ticket window. Simmba, which also starred Sara Ali Khan, is is the actress’s first film to have gone past Rs 200 crore at Box Office. Proving his directorial mettle since the past decade, Rohit, as a producer too has certain hits to his credits like Golmaal Again, which was a prodigy of his production house. The filmmaker is also gearing up to cater to the digital content-consuming audience with original web series for his younger fans by planning to shell out from his production house, animated content related series for them, like Little Singham.