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Chetan Bhagat turns assistant director

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MUMBAI: Going by the adulation he has been receiving after his book adaptations turning box-office hits, Chetan Bhagat, in his endeavour to get into filmmaking one day, has decided to assist director Abhishek Kapoor for the film adaptation of his book, 3 Mistakes of My Life.

Bhagat’s decision comes after Kapoor offered the author to join the crew when the film takes off in March. Averred Bhagat, “Abhishek is a friend of mine. Hence, being a part of his project would be easy for me."

Excited about UTV’s interest in the project, Bhagat has reportedly said "I do have a good relationship with them, they having earlier bought the rights of my book Revolution 2020."

Incidentally, Bhagat’s screen adaptation 3 Idiots went on to become a stupendous hit.

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