Teaser: Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s 'Broken Horses' impresses Hollywood


Bollywood director Vidhu Vinod Chopra is gathering a lot of kudos these days. After doing brilliantly in the India filmdom, the talented producer is all set to enter Hollywood with his ‘Broken Horses’.

This movie, to be released on 10th April next year, is the first English directorial of Chopra. The teaser trailer was released on 19th December along with ‘PK’. He is working with Reliance Entertainment on this project. The film is a thriller, and is based on a story written by Chopra. It is centered around two brothers- a famous violinist and the other one a mercenary- who are surrounded by the woes of drug war near the Mexican border. As Chopra revealed in an interview, the story is about the wrong choices one makes and how this destroy several lives and everything that is dear.

The movie has Maria Valverde, Anton Yelchin, Thomas Jane, Sean Patrick Flanery and Vencent D'Onofrio in the lead roles. The filming started on 14th December 2012 in Los Angles and the nearby areas. The marketing and distribution in India is being done by Fox Studios. Shikha Kapur, the Chief Marketing Officer of the company is quite elated with Vidhu onboard, “Vidhu Vinod Chopra is a name that you reckon with impactful cinema. His films have blurred boundaries, created conversations and narrated stories that have redefined an entire movie-going generation. Broken Horses follows this solid tradition and it's first teaser trailer will reach out to reach out to a broad audience demographic. It's only apt that the teaser is being attached to PK- which will be released in an unprecedented number of screens, thereby enabling it to be seen by a large majority.  We, at Fox Star Studios, are privileged that we are partnering with Vidhu Vinod Chopra for his first ever Hollywood directorial feature, reinforcing our commitment to invest in cinema that is ever- evolving and impactful - cinema that matters.”

‘Broken Horses’ is highly praised by some big names in Hollywood. Director James Cameron, renowned for movies like ‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’, finds the trailer totally engrossing. Cameron went on to state that, “Broken Horses is an artistic triumph. Beautifully written, acted and imaged, this film wraps slowly around you like a king snake and squeezes.” While the ‘Gravity’ director Alfonso Cuaron was also very impressed, as he said, “Broken Horses overwhelmed me. The greatness of Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s films comes from the fact that all his characters are driven by love.” It is to be noted that Vidhu would be the first Indian to produce, write and direct a mainstream Hollywood movie.