After the runaway success of Dream Girl, Ekta Kapoor taps director Raaj Shaandaliyaa again to write her next comedy featuring Disha Patani
With the huge success of Dream Girl, Bollywood discovered a talented director in Raaj Shaandilyaa. producer Ekta Kapoor, producer of the film is all set to collaborate with Raaj Shaandilya again. And, featuring Disha Patani in the lead. While Ashima Chibber will helm the story set in small-town India, it is interesting to note that the script is the brainchild of Shaandilyaa, who has previously worked on Kapil Sharma’s popular show, Comedy Nights With Kapil.
Disha Patani is all set to collaborate with producer Ekta Kapoor for her upcoming
The concept had been on her mind ever since he had narrated it to her. However, Raaj won’t be involved in the creative or casting process of the project, as he is busy with his next film. This will be the first time that Disha will be working with Ekta Kapoor.
“Disha has a strong connect with the youth and I couldn’t think of anyone else who could portray the wild yet innocent, and crazy yet sensible character. To add to that, Disha’s oomph takes it notches higher,” Ekta said.
The untitled film marks the first collaboration between Ekta Kapoor and Disha Patani. It will be written by Raaj Shaandilyaa and directed by Ashima Chibber. Moreover, other details about the movie are kept under wraps.
Ekta Kapoor added that she doesn’t like to label her films as women-centric.”If we don’t call a regular film ‘male-centric’, why do we put all films that have women at the center of them into one bracket? I would rather say that my next is a crackling comedy with Disha in the lead,” she said.
Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms have given us hits like Judgementall Hai Kya, Dream Girl this year. Her Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare starring Bhumi Pednekar and Konkana Sen Sharma was recently premiered at The Busan International Film Festival and was highly appreciated.