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Ekta Kapoor puts Dream Sequence on hold; to make Ragini MMS in Telugu too

MUMBAI: Ekta Kapoor has put on hold Dream Sequence to be directed by Vishal Bhardwaj.


Initially, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone were to play the lead. But first Khan and later Padukone distanced themselves from the project. Later it was heard that Abhay Deol would fill in for Khan who showed a renewed interest but later backed out.


While the producer was hunting for actors, Bhardwaj was offered to helm the adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s Two States. Since Kapoor’s film that was go on the floors got delayed, Bhardwaj allotted all his dates to Khan, thus putting Dream Sequence on hold.


Meanwhile, Kapoor’s romantic thriller, Ragini MMS, is being made in Telugu too. The bilingual, currently being shot simultaneously in both the languages, will be released at the same time.


Remarked Balaji Motion Pictures CEO Tanuj Garg, "The genre and theme of Ragini MMS lend themselves well to the palate of the Telugu-speaking audiences. Furthermore, creation of two negatives on a tight budget ensures enhanced monetisation of the project as a whole."


Ragini MMS is expected to release in March this year.

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