MUMBAI (Reuters) – Veteran Indian movie mogul Yash Chopra is making a return to directing after seven years, hoping that the ancient romance and modern stars, new, young fans to put on his work.
Chopra said the film, still untitled, will star Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, and the Hong Kong born British-raised actress Katrina Kaif, with music by Oscar-winning "The Millionaire" composer AR Rahman.
The 78-year-old, whose last stint was with the director's chair 'Veer Zaara, "in 2004, said he thought long and hard about returning to the studio floor and admits that he has no idea of the correct move.
"It's been seven years since I directed" Veer Zaara-'and when I started working on my new film, my inner voice asking me many questions to be heard, "said award-winning filmmaker this week.
"Are you sure you want to go direct, you're almost 80 years and the audience is getting younger by the day? I can really speak from my heart and still expect the youth of today to listen to me? …
"The honest answer is that I do not know," he added.
Chopra hopes that the Khan and Sharma superstars will provide a winning formula. They were last seen in 2008 hit 'Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi' (Match Made in Heaven), produced by his company Yash Raj Films.
Kaif is a Bollywood leading ladies more bankable.
Chopra's film career dates back to 1950, when he worked as assistant to his brother, the Director BR Chopra. His first film as a director came in 1959 with "Dhol Ka Phool" (Flower Dust).
Among his later credits is the hit film "Deewaar" (Wall) in 1975, Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor.
Yash Raj Films was founded in 1970 and quickly became one of the largest production houses of Bollywood. It now has interests in film distribution, television, music and home entertainment markets.
A film, 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge "(The Braveheart Will Get The Bride), directed by Aditya Chopra, son of media-shy, still running at a Mumbai film 16 years after its release.
In 2004, the Hollywood Reporter Yash Raj Films in 27 places in the survey of the major film distribution companies in the world.
But in recent years, the company faltered in the foot.
In August 2009, the influential magazine Filmfare demoted from third to sixth in the studio in his power list of Bollywood.
"There was a time when Yash Raj Films sneezed and the whole industry cold," the magazine said at the time. "Not anymore. As it is losing its position in the first few years."
The scripts are widely to blame for the collapse of indifference and a stone wall approach to media speculation and gossip increasingly obsessed with celebrities of India.
"My father and my brother (Aditya) inaccessible," Chopra's other son, Uday actor, told the Hindustan Times newspaper in an interview.
"So, people write things without explaining. They know that no one come forward and say 'not true'," he said.
In recent years, however, there are signs of change, with a more open attitude towards the media and film promotion company.
Chopra said the director of his return was driven by the confidence and promised "a film about love and nothing more" by combining "an old soul with a young heart … her look, but modern in its classic language ".
"A film I'm working on a simple faith … the love that my audiences have given me over the years. They tolerated my indulgences in the last 50 years. I am sure I enjoy again," he added .
source : us.rd.yahoo.com
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