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Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra finds new producers for Mirziya

IANS  New Delhi, July 29, 2014
First Published: 15:09 IST(29/7/2014) | Last Updated: 15:37 IST(29/7/2014)

Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited has joined hands with renowned filmmaker Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra for a three-film deal.

Their first offering will be Mirziya. The second film FanneyKhan, is an official remake of an Oscar Nominated film to be directed by Nitin Kakkar, the National Award Winner for Best Film “Filmistan” in 2013. The third film (yet untitled) shall again be directed by Rakeysh Mehra.

Rohit Khattar has launched Cinestaan Entertainment Private Limited in partnership with industrialist Anand Mahindra.

The Cinestaan Film Company, which is Cinestaan's first subsidiary, will make the films in collaboration with Mehra's ROMP Pictures.

Also read: Mirziya will be my fastest ever film, says Rakeysh Mehra

Out of the three projects, Mehra will wield the megaphone for two, including "Mirziya", which will be the launch pad of actor-filmmaker Anil Kapoor's son Harshwardhan and a yet untitled movie, while director Nitin Kakkar will direct "Fanney Khan".

 

"I am delighted to announce the launch of Cinestaan Entertainment in partnership with Anand Mahindra. We share a common vision and similar tastes in storytelling which shall, we hope, manifest in some good films," Khattar, founder chairman of Cinestaan, said in a statement.

 

"Cinestaan is committed to preserving the rich legacy of our cinema heritage for which we are working on several initiatives, including an oral histories television project that shall celebrate the memories and contributions of our screen legends," he added.

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