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Viacom18, SLB Productions join hands for Mary Kom and Gabbar

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MUMBAI: Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) Productions have come together to co-produce the Akshay Kumar starrer Gabbar and Mary Kom‘s biopic, starring Priyanka Chopra.



Gabbar is a remake of a Tamil blockbuster Ramana to be directed by Krish of Vedam andGam Yam fame. The Mary Kom biopic is directed by Omung Kumar.

"We are pleased to partner with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and proud to be add Gabbar andMary Kom to our slate. This step reflects our belief in venturing boldly into associations with passionate, likeminded partners to deliver great content," said Viacom18 Motion Pictures COO Ajit Andhare.

"We are extremely happy to associate with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, their passion, understanding for cinema remains same as ours," said filmmaker Bhansali.

Mary Kom went on the floor this week, while Gabbar is expected to go on floor later this year.

The upcoming releases of Viacom18 are Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Madras Cafe, Queen and Boss.

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