Eros International Media Ltd (Eros International), a leading global film company in the Indian film entertainment industry and NextGen Films have announced their upcoming film – a psychological thriller Phobia. Pawan Kriplani, who directed Ragini MMS in 2011, will be directing this film with Radhika Apte as the lead protagonist.
Producer Viki Rajani of NextGen Films, who has earlier produced R…Rajkumar and Table No 21, said, “Radhika has proven her acting prowess time and again with her previous films. I am sure she will be able to deliver another enthralling performance in this genre, which is also a first for me. Pawan has earlier directed this genre expertly and audiences can look forward to a taut edgy thriller “.
Actor Radhika Apte said, “I absolutely love thrillers and horrors, so I’m very happy to be doing my first film in this genre. I am particularly excited to collaborate with Eros, Next Gen and Pavan on our project together.”
This film will go on the floors on October 10, 2015.
Producer Michael Ward spared no effort to ensure Pia Sukanya’s debut film Bombairiya gets the biggest names associated with the project. Touted for having an unusual and quirky cast, Michael is all set to take the film international and hence has tied up with Kreo Films, whose Dubai-based subsidiary has emerged as a Co-producer of this Bollywood comic caper.
Kreo Films is an International Independent film company which is Located in Dubai and has been associated with films starring Hollywood biggies like Julianne Moore, Johnny Depp and Mickey Rourke, each of whom are starring in Kreo Films’ mainstream ventures ‘Freeheld’, ‘London Fields’ and ‘Ashby’ respectively.
However, Kreo Films have now taken an interest in Bollywood cinema since witnessing the success of differentiated content in the last couple of years. Taking a step in this direction the production house has partnered with ‘Bombairiya’ and sees this as the first of several more projects in the region.
Talking about the same producer Michael Ward says “Bombairiya is aimed primarily at India’s metro audiences but it’s exciting to get Kreo on board and a major coup for us. With more than 50 films under their belt, Kreo brings an understanding of international sales as well as finance and production expertise to the table. They can open doors for ‘Bombairiya’ Internationally and I’m hopeful that the talent onscreen and off will discover International opportunities’ he signs off.
Bombairiya stars Radhika Apte, Akshay Oberoi and Siddhanth Kapoor and is Directed by Pia Sukanya.
It’s has become a quite a trend to include Bollywood actors in Hollywood projects these days.
Now Radhika Apte will be seen in an upcoming MTV International project, which is yet untitled. It will have seven renowned international directors roped in to make an ensemble of short films, including Gael Garcia Bernal the famous Mexican actor and director.
The project will have Anurag Kashyap representing India in the bunch of directors. This most talked about project features Radhika Apte as the lead actress along side Satyadeep Mishra. All the films will be based on common theme of forbidden love.
“I am very keen on doing more international work so when this opportunity presented itself I was more than thrilled. I have worked with Anurag before and I am extremely fond of his work. This is a very prestigious project. The part is also very challenging. I am very happy and feel grateful that I was cast for this,” said Radhika Apte.