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UTV activates launch dates for 14 films in FY'10

MUMBAI: After a slump in releases for two months, production and distribution houses are in process of finalising the screening window for their films.
Taking the lead was Indian Film Company (IFC) which earlier declared their films to be exhibited from July till April 2010.
Following IFC, UTV Motion Pictures (UMP Plc) today re-announced the slate of 14 films that would come up for show from August till March 2010. Their gameplan: two releases a month barring December and March which will see single launches.

"We have carefully planned and cautiously lined up our releases," says UTV Motion Pictures CEO Siddharth Roy Kapur.


Ramgopal Varma‘s horror film Agyaat kicks off the lineup and will hit the screens on 7 August. This will be followed up by the Shahid Kapur - Priyanka Chopra starrer Kaminey, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, that will release on 14 August.


Aage Se Right, a quirky comedy with a starcast comprising Shreyas Talpade and Kay Kay Menon, will release on 4 September and Ashutosh Gowariker‘s What‘s Your Raashee? (starring Priyanka Chopra and Harman Baweja) will hit the screens on 25 September.

Dharma Productions‘ coming-of-age comedy Wake up Sid with Ranbir Kapoor and Konkona Sen Sharma will release on 2 October, while the romantic comedy Main aur Mrs Khanna starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor will follow on 16 October.


November kicks off with Ken Ghosh‘s dance untitled musical starring Shahid Kapur and Genelia D‘Souza and Rensil D‘ Silva‘s Qurbaan, again from the stable of Dharma Productions, starring Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Vivek Oberoi. They are scheduled for release on 6 and 27 November respectively.


David Dhawan‘s Hook Ya Crook, starring John Abraham and Genelia D‘Souza, will release on 11 December.

Season‘s Greetings, with Tabu and Shreyas Talpade, will hit the screens on 1 January and the political drama Rajneeti, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Ajay Devgan, Nana Patekar and Arjun Rampal will release on 22 January.


Peter Gaya Kaam Se, a romantic thriller with Rajeev Khandelwal, and a still-untitled bio-pic by Paan Singh Tomar starring Irrfan Khan will release on 12 and 26 February respectively.


Deven Khote‘s directorial debut Phillum City, starring John Abraham, ends the lineup for the fiscal on 12 March.

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