These films are back on track

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Lots of Bollywood films have been announced, only to be shelved or lie unreleased. But some of them do manage to make it to the theatres, even if it’s years later. Recently, Happy New Year released a decade after Farah Khan planned it. The film-maker had wanted to make it after she finished Main Hoon Na (2004).

Lots of Bollywood films have been announced, only to be shelved or lie unreleased. But some of them do manage to make it to the theatres, even if it’s years later. Recently, Happy New Year released a decade after Farah Khan planned it. The film-maker had wanted to make it after she finished Main Hoon Na (2004).

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Mohenjo DaroWhen: January 2016Original date: It was to release between 2009-2010Status: The film was first offered to Hrithik Roshan, but since things didn’t work out, it was reported in 2013 that Sushant Singh Rajput would play the lead. The film's back in Hrithik’s lap and will now be shot next year.

Mohenjo DaroWhen: January 2016Original date: It was to release between 2009-2010Status: The film was first offered to Hrithik Roshan, but since things didn’t work out, it was reported in 2013 that Sushant Singh Rajput would play the lead. The film's back in Hrithik’s lap and will now be shot next year.

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PaaniWhen: 2016Original date: 2005Status: Shekhar Kapur had announced this ambitious project almost a decade ago. The film subsequently got shelved, but it found studio backing last year and will now be shot in 2015 with Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead.

PaaniWhen: 2016Original date: 2005Status: Shekhar Kapur had announced this ambitious project almost a decade ago. The film subsequently got shelved, but it found studio backing last year and will now be shot in 2015 with Sushant Singh Rajput in the lead.

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Bombay VelvetWhen: May 2015 Original date: Announced in 2005Status: Anurag Kashyap has said, “This year, Bombay Velvet will turn ten. It’s been with me for a decade now and is a special project.”

Bombay VelvetWhen: May 2015 Original date: Announced in 2005Status: Anurag Kashyap has said, “This year, Bombay Velvet will turn ten. It’s been with me for a decade now and is a special project.”

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Bajirao MastaniWhen: December 2015Original date: Announced in 2003Status: Film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali originally wanted to cast Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film. The cast then changed to Salman, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rani Mukerji, but the film got shelved. The film is currently being shot with Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.

Bajirao MastaniWhen: December 2015Original date: Announced in 2003Status: Film-maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali originally wanted to cast Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film. The cast then changed to Salman, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Rani Mukerji, but the film got shelved. The film is currently being shot with Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.

UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2014 03:00 PM IST
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