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Poonam Dhillon to turn director

PTI  Mumbai, November 17, 2012
First Published: 16:16 IST(17/11/2012) | Last Updated: 18:06 IST(17/11/2012)

Yesteryear actress Poonam Dhillon wants to don the director's hat for a romantic film, which she might even co-produce. Dhillon is best known for films like Noorie Dard, Nishaan, Sohni Mahiwal, Samundar, Naam and others. "I always wanted to direct a film. It (direction) is very much in the pipeline. But due to other commitments I was not able to do it. Now seems to be the right time. As far as acting is concerned I have done just one or two films a year," Dhillon told PTI.
 
She has not penned the script but the story idea came from her. "It is my story idea. We are giving finishing touches. We will take few months. Hopefully we will start working on it next year. It is a romantic film filled with emotions and comedy. I want to start with something that is light."  She also has few actors in mind but is not ready to divulge any names. "I do have few actors in mind for my film but it is too early to talk about it," she said.
 
The veteran actresss has plans to co-produce the film. "We will have a production company but we are also looking up for tie ups. I don't think I will be able to do it alone. I don't think I have that much expertise," she said.

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