UTV to co-produce, distribute Prakash Jha's Rajneeti
MUMBAI: UTV Motion Pictures has joined hands with Prakash Jha Productions to co-produce Jha‘s next directorial venture Rajneeti.
Manmohan Shetty‘s Walkwater Media will also be a co-producing partner and the film is slated for release in the first half of 2010.
UTV is also distributing the film which is based on the backdrop of Bhopal politics.
"Apart from co-producing, the film will also be distributed by UTV," says UTV Motion Pictures CEO Siddharth
Written by Prakash Jha, the casting of the film includes Nana Patekar, Ajay Devgan, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai, Katrina Kaif and Naseeruddin Shah.
Says UTV group CEO Ronnie Screwvala, "Prakash Jha has always believed in the concept of ‘cinema with power‘ and we look forward to a great story with Rajneeti too. I am sure this association will be fruitful to both the parties."
The film has completed its first schedule and is gearing up for the second.