MUMBAI: Nagesh Kukunoor has joined hands with Bengal‘s Remac Filmz to direct a yet untitled Hindi film.
"The company is targeting an initial investment of Rs 500 million in the current fiscal year for its film business," said Remac Filmz chairman PP Tiwari.
"Nagesh has proven himself as a visionary filmmaker who can bring extraordinary imagination and creativity through the medium of films and we are really proud about his involvement with our first (Hindi) project. I am certain of his commitment to make yet another path breaking cinema for the national and international audience," Tiwari added.
Kukunoor made his directorial debut in the year of 1998 with ‘Hyderabad Blues‘ which was based on his own script.
In year 2003, ‘3 Deewarein‘ (Three Walls), written and directed by Kukunoor, was premiered at the Kolkata Film Festival and was also shown in the Indian panorama section at the 2003 International Film Festival of India. ‘Iqbal‘, in 2005, brought Kukunoor a National Award.
Remac Filmz, a part of the Remac India group headquartered in West Bengal, is into the hospitality, realty and healthcare sectors and ventured into the business of entertainment with their its Bengali film titled Macho Mustafa. It is also looking at other vernacular languages across the country.