After the thunderous success of his Bollywood directorial Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, starring Ayushmann Khurranna and Bhumi Pednekar, filmmaker R.S. Prasanna caught the attention of many producers in the industry. And now, the news is coming in that well-known producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has signed the director for his upcoming venture.
Sharing his excitement over signing Prasanna, Kapur says, “Like the rest of the country, I absolutely loved Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. RS is an extremely talented filmmaker with a fresh voice and has an ability to make unique content reach out to a mainstream audience. We hope to give the audiences a truly special film through our collaboration.”
Prasanna adds, “I have great respect for Siddharth and his creative vision which is evident in the films he has backed over the past decade. It is an honour and delight to work with him. I am excited about our collaboration and I’m sure it will be a great experience. We hope to give the audiences a truly special film through our collaboration. I believe post the success of Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, partnering with Sid excites me as a filmmaker who wants to tell unusual stories that celebrate life in all its ordinariness.”
Siddharth, who boasts of a number of successful films in his repertoire, such as Dangal, Haider and Barfi, recently set up his own banner called Roy Kapur Films after a long stint at Disney and UTV Motion Pictures. Some of his upcoming ventures include a biopic on Rakesh Sharma and a film with Dangal fame Nitesh Tiwari. His third venture will be helmed by R.S. Prasanna.