Madhuri's Comeback - Exclusive Info

Madhuri DixitNo, Madhuri Dixit is not making her comeback with Zoya Akhtar's film. Nor is she staging a comeback with an Indra Kumar production [Madhuri and director Indra Kumar have delivered hits in DIL, BETA, RAJA].

Madhuri's comeback vehicle will be directed by...
...Somnath Sen and produced by Kavita Munjal, the team that made the Dimple Kapadia starrer LEELA. “It'll be a Hindi film, with usage of English, wherever necessary,” Kavita tells me.

Here's some exclusive info on the project… Remember, you got the facts on IndiaFM first. Over to producer Kavita Munjal [Lemontree Films].

Madhuri's co-star: “We are currently talking to Amitabh Bachchan. We've had preliminary discussions with him, but haven't signed him yet. If all goes well, Amit-ji and Madhuri will be teamed for the first time.”

Will it star more names?: “The film will star two more heroes and one more heroine. We've had discussions with Fardeen Khan and Karan Nath. But, again, no one has been confirmed yet.”

When will the project roll?: “We have Madhuri's dates from August 2004 onwards. So we will have to roll in the month of August for sure. The film will be shot in Mumbai completely and should be ready for release by the end of the year. It will be Madhuri's first release after DEVDAS.”

What's the film all about? “The story has two layers - one, comedy of errors and two, the generational drama. The story is penned by T.V. Narayan, while the screenplay is by T.V. Narayan and Somnath Sen jointly.”

Co-producers? “We're in negotiations with Manmohan Shetty's Entertainment One to co-produce the film. The paperwork is still on.”