Ghai’s banner Mukta Arts celebrated its 36th anniversary today (October 24) and on the occasion the filmmaker announced an interesting bouquet of three films
“We have a healthy story bank, so we thought we should get into productions in a bigger way. So we are announcing the films on the anniversary,” said Subhash Ghai. The three movies are namely – social drama Ishq De Maare, biopic Sarabjit and fun film Idiot Nalayak Useless.
Ishq De Maare will star Dharmendra and his two sons – Sunny and Bobby Deol. “Ishq De Maare is with the Deols. It’s a social family drama. It’s a beautiful film, beautiful script… more of Hrishikesh Mukerjee style. It will be directed by Neeraj Pathak,” said Ghai.
Sarbajit is about Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh who died in a Pakistan hospital in May, succumbing to his injuries after being attacked by his fellow inmates in jail. Ishwar Singh Muchhal will direct the biopic. Talking about Sarabjit, Ghai said: “I was so touched by the subject that I wanted to make it. People have accepted (athlete) Milkha Singh, so I think people are now liking biopics, so we contacted Sarabjit’s sister for the film. Scripting work is on and within 30 days we will finalise everything.”
Ghai said that Idiot Nalayak Useless is a fun film by Ken Ghosh.