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Sushmita's 'very Hollywood' project

Subhash K Jha | October 04, 2005 19:04 IST

Randeep Hooda and Sushmita SenConsidering it's being directed by New York-based Indian filmmaker Manish Gupta -- whose earlier credits includethe comedy Indian Fish In American Waters -- how 'Hollywood' isthe much talked-about Sushmita Sen-Randeep Hooda-Drena de Niro project, Karma Confession & Holy?

"Very Hollywood," informs Harish Dayani, ChiefExecutiveof Sa Re Ga Ma. "Karma Confession & Holy will have someof the topmostnames from Hollywood including Lysa Cooper,who's one ofthe biggest stylists in the world. Lysawill be doing Sushmitaand Drena's look. The director of photography is Lisa Lene, who assisted Stanley Kubrick. OtherHollywood names are being finalised. The script has been re-writtento give it a global texture and flavour."

While Sushmita and Randeep playa young Indiancouple, Suresh Oberoi and Rati Agnihotri play the older one. Singer-actor Suchitra Krishnamurthy (who was seen recently in Ram Gopal Varma's My Wife's Murder) will be seen as a sari-clad Indian woman married to an American in the US.

"It will bea very Woody Allenkind of film covering three layers of characters -- Indians who have migrated to the US, Indians born in the US andAmericans," reveals Dayani.

So is this finally the beginning of Bollywood's true merger with Hollywood? "It looks like it. We have plans of starting another Hollywood film early next year. The process of globalising Bollywood has started," Dayani adds.

WhileKarma Confession & Holy goes on the floors in the USthis month, Sa Re Ga Ma has projects planned back-to-back from now till the beginning of 2007.

In November,Sa Re Ga Ma will launch Geetdirected by Imtiaz Ali (Socha Na Tha), starringBobby Deol andBhoomika Chawla. In Feburary 2006, Sa Re Ga Ma will launch its ambitious epic Draupadi, directed by Rituparno Ghosh. "The castwill be decidedas soon as Ritu finishes his script,"Dayani says.

Their next film will bedirected by Ananth Mahadevan, and startwo male and female leads. MayurPuri (who assisted Sanjay Gadhvi in Dhoom)and Anubhav Sinha (of Dus fame) will helm two films,to be launched in July 2006. Anubhav's film is titled Race, and fits in the Dhoom genre.

Finally, in December 2006-January 2007, Samar Khan (Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye) will direct Sufi for Sa Re Ga Ma.

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Sub: holloywood

She is the better for ash am she will become a world best heroies. we love here very much she is very good looking than ...

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Sub: sush u r the best!!

It is really true that suchmita has such a unique elegance in her personality. we are all so much bored of good old 'ash' but ...

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Well it is a foregin film shot by foreginers, but sush is playing a indian role only. People kept criticising Ash for acting in indian ...

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Definetly Sush is better than ash.Congrats sush!!and definetly am sure u will be the more sucessful than ash. Congrats Again

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susmita you looks great in sari

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