Yash Raj Films enters into foreign collaboration for English film

NEW DELHI: Yash Raj Films is entering into a foreign collaboration to make a film that is a screen adaptation of a 2012 novel about an actress who has always been considered among the most beautiful in the world.

Producer Uday Chopra and Grace of Monaco writer Arash Amel have come together to produce a screen adaptation of the novel "Seducing Ingrid Bergman".

YRF Entertainment has picked up the Chris Greenhalgh novel which dramatises the real-life affair between legendary Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman and war photographer Robert Capa.

Amel and Chopra worked together on Olivier Dahan directedGrace of Monaco, a film being released later this year by The Weinstein Company.


Chopra - who has already made a mark in films like ‘Mohabbatein‘ and ‘Mere Yaar ki shaadi hai‘ - said, "I believe that Amel, who also wrote ‘Grace of Monaco‘, is the perfect writer to bring this story to life and I am very excited to have YRF Entertainment bring it to the world."

The script is nearing completion and other details will soon be revealed as and when the director and cast are locked. YRF Entertainment‘s head of development & production Jonathan Reiman will be the executive producer.

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