After her perfume S2 reached the number one slot on the UK fragrance charts, Shilpa Shetty has now decided to venture into production. She is planning to launch S2 Productions soon to make her DVD video on yoga.
To be shot for a week from August-end in the backwaters of Kerala, the two-hour DVD video will be directed by Manish Jha (of critically acclaimed feature films 'Matrabhoomi' and 'Anwar'). While Arghya Lahiri is writing the script, the camerawork will be handled by Englishman Jamie Sowlds. Currently, a team is in Kovalam doing a recce.
"The video will showcase the right methods of doing ashtanga yoga including breathing techniques. It will also concentrate on food management and provide guidance about how to maintain a slim figure without dieting and by eating the right food," informed Shilpa's publicist and spokesperson Dale Bhagwagar. The package will also contain a free separate lounge music CD with tunes composed by Pankaj Awasthi.
Shilpa has been a regular practitioner of yoga, and is taking intensive training from Shiv Kumar Mishra and Vinayak Dixit for a month now, to make sure that she perfects the asanas to be shot for the video. The DVD video on yoga, fitness and lifestyle will be available in the UK and Dubai to begin with. The distribution network is being finalized.
When asked if the production house also plans to make feature films in the future, Bhagwagar said: "It's premature to comment on that but it could be a possibility. As of now, the production house is focusing on the video."Soon after the DVD video, Shilpa will be seen in a musical titled "Miss Bollywood". Premiering with shows in Germany by the end of this year, the musical will travel to the UK and later to the US and Australia. Up next on the "Big Brother" winner's agenda is a cookery book titled 'Soul Curry' and role of Sita in Uru Patel's international venture "Hanuman". Quite a handful for Shilpa, we guess.