Bhushan Kumar – Umesh Shukla’s exclusive 5-film deal
After Aashiqui 2, Bhushan Kumar announced the huge slate of T-Series home production films. Bhushan Kumar now looking to push the envelope with a star-studded slate of films, having roped in director Umesh Shukla of OMG! fame an exclusive 5 film deal.
Bhushan Kumar who had signed Umesh Shukla for a four film first impressed with his scripts and style of film-making, has now roped him for an exclusive 5-film deal. Umesh will exclusively work with Bhushan Kumar in completing 5 films under the T-Series banner, post which we will work with other producers.
First film that will go on floors is a family drama starring Rishi Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan as father-son that will start shooting by October this year. Bhushan Kumar is in talks with several big names and are soon to zero in on an actress to star alongside the Abhishek.
Confirming the news says Bhushan Kumar, “Yes we have extended and now signed an exclusive 5-film deal with director Umesh Shukla…the first being an Abhishek-Bachchan starrer. He is an extremely versatile in his style of filmmaking and as a producer I have full faith in his ability to helm the film. We are very excited to have him onboard.”
Director Umesh Shukla says, “I am really happy with the deal Bhushanji and I have finalized. I went with him with different story ideas and we decided on 5 story ideas out of which Abhishek starrer is the first to go on floors. After all the discussions, I have signed the dotted line and I am really happy to be now a part of T-Series family. I am exclusively signed with them for five films which I will be only concentrating on directing first.”