Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Paani’ starts next year with Aditya Chopra
By: Faisal Saif
Shekhar Kapur has joined hands with Yash Raj Films to make his ambitious and long-delayed project Paani. Earlier there were a lots of speculations about an International producer stepping in to produce this movie, But no confirmations were made.
And finally, The Midas touch Film Maker broke his silence and confronted “I have been preparing for this film for a long time but always wanted an Indian partner that has the same passion for the film as I do. I finally found that in Aditya Chopra. It’s a huge production that demands futuristic sets and large action pieces. With Yash Raj Films, I have found a perfect home for Paani.” As far as the star cast goes, Hrithik Roshan was always on Shekhar Kapur’s mind. The film has music by A.R.Rahmanand it is based in a future world where wars over water have broken out. Water is now owned by International Corporations, who use thirst as a weapon of control.
The film is slated to start it’s shooting in Mid 2013.