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PPC signs Kukunoor to direct sports-based film

MUMBAI: Percept Picture Company (PPC) has roped in Nagesh Kukunoor to direct a big budget film, the theme of which is based on sports.

The starcast for the film, which aims to release in mid 2009, will be locked in by April this year.


PPC MD Shailendra Singh said, "This film will have the same scale as Lagaan. It‘s a big budget movie that we are talking about. I can‘t reveal the details at this point, but it will be a brand new starcast."


Nagesh Kukunoor,who is currently writing the script for the sports-based film,is also directing two other films for PPC namely Aashayein and 8x10.


PPC, which recently bought the worldwide distribution rights of Vishesh Films‘ Jannat, has also acquired the distribution rights for the Pakistani film Khuda Ke Liye which will be releasing in India on 4 April 2008.

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