By Taran Adarsh, December 31st, 2004 - 0930 hrs IST
'FAMILY' THIRD SCHEDULE
Director Rajkumar Santoshi has commenced the third schedule of D.M.S Films P. Ltd. and A.B. Corp. Ltd.'s FAMILY in Mumbai. Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Aryamen, Gulshan Grover, Kader Khan, Vivek Madaan, Arjun Raj Nirula, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sunil Grover and Ashok Samarth. Producer: Keshu Ramsay. Music: Ram Sampat.
'HUM TUM AUR MOM' FIRST COPY OUT
The first copy of Deeksha Screen Entertainment's HUM TUM AUR MOM is out. Written-produced-directed by Ashok K. Nanda, the film stars Krishna, Mehrunissa, Mohnish Bahl, Ekta Bahl, Raj Vasudev, Sonali Goswami, Mushtaq Khan, Tiku Talsania and Reema. Music: K.P.
'JALWA' FINAL SCHEDULE
The final schedule of Tyagi Motion Pictures' JALWA is in progress. Presented by P.K. Nandwani, produced by Rajendra Tyagi and directed by Rajiv S. Ruia, the film stars Kiran Janjani, Venky, Neha Bhatt, Monalisa, Upasna Singh, Mushtaq Khan and Mausami Chatterjee. Music: Laxmi-Vasant and Dilip Sen-Sameer Sen.
'SIRFF 5 DIN' ALMOST COMPLETE
Flyeing Horrse Entertainment's SIRFF 5 DIN is nearing completion. Cast: Raj Babbar, Nirmal Pandey, Sunil, Mahie Gill, Nayaala S. Raju, Raj Thakkar, Sameer Khan, Prachi Pathak, Himangi Jain, Megha Jhaveri, Nirali Namdev, Rockey, Anuj, Suchi and Ali Khan. Director: V. Menon.
'MADHUBALA' SECOND SONG
Music directors Bapi-Tutul recorded the second song for Deoria Talkies' MADHUBALA on December 25 at Spectral Harmony in the voice of Ustaad Sultan Khan. Lyrics: Sandeep Nath. Cast: Sameer Dharmadhikari, Kanishka, Gurpreet Singh, Abhay Bhargava, Ram Mishra, Anil Nagrath, Rajiv Verma, Vishwajeet Pradhan, Milind Gunaji and Rajoo Kariya. Director: Shivram Yadav.
'KAHANI GUDIYA KI' 7-DAY STINT COMPLETED
A 7-day schedule of Lemon N Yellow Production's KAHANI GUDIYA KI was completed on December 28 at Kamal Amrohi Studio. Cast: Rajpal Yadav, Divya Dutta, Chitra Kopikar, Pranav Kumar, Arif Zakaria, Seema Biswas and Akhilendra Mishra. Director: Prabhakar Shukla.
'HASEENA' IS 80% COMPLETE
Sanjay Entertainment P. Ltd.'s HASEENA is 80% complete. Cast: Ishaa Koppikar, Preeti Jhangiani, Kiran Jhanjani, Ganesh Yadav, Tara Sharma, Rajan Kapoor and Raj Babbar. Producer: Sanjay Thakur. Director: Vicky Ranawat. Lyrics-music: Rajan Bawa.
'UNLIMITED NASHA' FIRST PRINT DUE
The first print of Vijayshri Pictures' UNLIMITED NASHA is expected on January 7. Cast: Sudesh Berry, Adarsh Kumar, Amrit Kaur, Nidhi Tiwari, Abid, Rohit Raaj, Pappu Polyester, Ashwini Kumar and Gaurav Malhotra. Writers-producers-directors: Ravi K. Patwa and Sanjay Khandelwal. Music: Baba Jagirdar.
'NAARI - THE GREAT' 10 REELS READY
A.C.P. Films' NAARI - THE GREAT is 10 reels ready. Cast: Yogesh Mahajan, Sameep Kang, Binny Bannerjee, Pinky Chinoi, Sangeeta Roy, Smita Jaykar, Ashalata Wadgaonkar, Azaad, Aniket, Ashok Benwal, Kishore Bhanushali and Asrani. Producer: Ashok C. Patil. Writer-director: Mahendra .J. Belekar. Music: M.M. Burman.
Director K. Rushendra Reddy, producer Amit Srivastav and cinematographer Damodar Naidu left on December 31 to scout locales at Pune, Delhi, Hyderabad and Shimla for Prayaag Films' COLLEGE CAMPUS. Cast: Jaya Pradha, Mukesh Rishi, Mohan Joshi, Milind Gunaji, Dinesh Hingoo, Razzak Khan, Ghanshyam Rohera, Sunil Dhawan, Renuka Israni, Priya Periera, Ashraf Khan, Ambekshya, Nupur Chowdhary, Samyukta Chhabra and Rakesh Pandit.
'FAREB' IS 90% COMPLETE
Dayal Creations' FAREB is 90% complete. Cast: Shilpa Shetty, Shamita Shetty, Parmeet Sethi, Milind Gunaji and Kelly Dorjee. Producers: Rajesh Singh and Sanjeev Jaiswal. Director: Deepak Tijori. Music: Anu Malik.
'SHEESHA' NEGATIVE CUTTING
Dharmendra performed the negative cutting of Rama Productions P. Ltd.'s SHEESHA on December 27. Cast: Neha Dhupia, Sonu Sood, Vivek Shauq and Elidith Macqueen. Producers: Guddu Dhanoa, Sunil Saini and Deepak Sharma. Director: Ashu Trikha.
'TATHASTU' FINAL SCHEDULE
The final schedule of Karma Entertainments' TATHASTU has commenced. Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Amisha Patel, Jaya Pradha, Gulshan Grover, Master Yash Pathak, Manoj Pahwa, Ravi Jhankal, Darshan Jariwala, Anoop Soni, Indra Krishna, Mrinal Deshraj, Preeti Joshi, Suruchi, Sunil Shroff, Vishal Arora, Amit Diveta, Nazar, Manoj Sharma, Lalit Tiwari, Kailash Kaushal, Gagan Gupta, Mandeep, Anupama Singh, Nayana Rehalkar, Ravi Saxena, Kuldeep Sareen, Mahavir Rathod and Niranjan Asrani. Producer: Nitin Manmohan. Director: Anubhav Sinha.
SECOND SONG FOR RAKESH ROSHAN'S FILM
Music director Rajesh Roshan recorded the second song for Film Kraft Productions [India] P. Ltd.'s untitled venture in the voices of Udit Narayan and Shreya Ghoshal. Lyrics: Ibrahim Ashq. Cast: Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Sharat Saxena, Puneet Issar, Rajpal Yadav, Manini Dey and Naseeruddin Shah. Writer-producer-director: Rakesh Roshan.
'MY BOLLYWOOD BRIDE' COMPLETE, ADDITIONAL SONG PICTURISED
Brad Listerman's Dream Team Film's P. Ltd. English film MY BOLLYWOOD BRIDE is complete. Music director Anu Malik recorded an additional song on December 26 at Nirvana in the voice of Kashmeera Shah, who has also penned the lyrics for the song and the same was picturised by choreographer Ahmed Khan on December 31. Cast: Jason Lewis, Sanjay Suri, Kashmeera Shah, Neha Dubey, Ash Chander, Salim Fateh, Deepak Qazir, Madhuri Bhatia, Javed Khan, Gulshan Grover and Sean Teaque [sp. app]. Director: Rajiv Virani. Music: Vishnu Narayan.
K. KUMAR ANNOUNCES BILINGUALS
K. Kumar will launch Showworld Productions' TUM BE-WAFA HO and PHIR EK BAAR. The English title for the former is U R UNFAITHFUL and latter is ONCE MORE. Music director Ram Kumar has already recorded the songs for TUM BE-WAFA HO, while Kashinath Jha will score the music for PHIR EK BAAR. Scripted by Shahzada Tabassum, R.P. Mishra and K. Kumar, the films will be launched on January 26. Directors: K. Kumar and I. Sheikh.
SANDEEP BHATT TO WRITE-DIRECT
Eye Telefilms P. Ltd. have signed Sandeep Bhatt to write and direct their film. The film will go on the floors in Mumbai and Delhi. Shakti Kapoor, Mohan Joshi and Milind Gunaji play important roles.
'UNS' MAUHRAT HELD
Buneesha Films' maiden venture UNS was launched on December 24 at Hotel Horizon. Sunil Dutt directed the mahurat shot, director Ramesh Sippy gave the mahurat clap, N. Chandra switched on the camera and Mukul Wasnik broke the coconut. Politicians Baba Siddiqui and Baldev Khosla were also present. Music director Sujit Shetty has recorded the songs in the voices of Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Abhijeet, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Hariharan and Sunidhi Chauhan. Lyrics: Shaheen Iqbal.
Cast: Raj Babbar, Sushant Singh, Rituparna Sengupta, Sudhanshu Pandey and Juhi Babbar. Director: Bhupendra Gupta. Sound: Pramod Chandurkar. Music arranger: Bavdeep Jaipurwale. Choreographer: Bali. Art: Madhubhai. Editor: Raveender Gautam.