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Anurag Kashyap to the rescue


One film that’s been off news is Manmarziyan which was suppose to feature Ayushmaan Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar. Since 2016, the film has been facing issues so much that now the Producer Aanand L Rai feels it’s jinxed. So here’s what happened. Ayushmann and Bhumi were to once again star together as a pair for a film named Manmarziyan which was produced by Aanand L Rai, the film had gone on floors and it was shot for a week in Shimla.

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Suddenly things fell apart when Aanand L Rai watched some rushes of the film and did not approve them. Even though the next schedule was scheduled for Amritsar, Aanand who was unhappy with the rushes had shelved the film. It seemed like the film was completely jinxed.

Recently, we’ve learnt that filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has taken over the project and is reviving it. According to a source, Anurag has rewritten the entire script of the film and is planning to cast new faces for the film. The auditions have started for the same. The source also revealed that the movie will be on the lines of 2016’s biggest Marathi film Sairat.

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We had reported earlier that Aanand L Rai had roped in Anurag Kashyap to direct two films under his banner Colour Yellow Productions. However, the projects were unknown at the time. Now, it seems like Anurag has started working on Manmarziyan first.  –Cineblitz