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Excel Entertainment lines up six films

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MUMBAI: Head honchos of Excel Entertainment, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar, have gone ahead and announced the making of six films in the coming 10 months for an investment of Rs 3 billion.

Sidhwani said Zoya Akhtar‘s next after Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara would go on floors by the yearend. The production house has almost finished the Aamir Khan-Kareena Kapoor-Rani Mukerji starrer Talaash that will release in November. The director Reema Kagti is already planning her next film jointly written by her and Zoya.

Farhan‘s next after Don 2 will go on floors in early 2013; he is translating the idea he has in mind into a script. Abhishek Kapoor has completed the script of Rock On 2, and has started working on its screenplay along with Pubali who wrote Rock On!

The fifth film is a story submitted by Abhinay Deo of Delhi Belly fame to Farhan and Ritesh. This film, about two friends, will have two stars in the lead.

The script by a new writer-director has been approved but Sidhwani refused to divulge the name, saying that a formal announcement will be made later.

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