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Competition heats up to direct Krissh 2

Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 16:17 [IST]

[an error occurred while processing this directive] So what's the truth on Krrish 2? Is Rakesh Roshan directing the sequel to the blockbuster hit or has Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra been entrusted the directorial reins of the film? Everyone's busy speculating since neither Roshan Sr. nor Mehra have issued an official statement so far. Krrish being a Filmkraft [Roshan's banner] property/brand, a clarification from Roshan Sr. would be utmost important at this juncture.

"Let me clarify that both Mehra and I are working on our respective scripts. He [Mehra] had expressed eagerness to direct the film and we had mutually decided that whoever comes up with a better script would direct Krrish 2. So, let's see," Roshan Sr. tells me.

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Meanwhile, Hrithik is all set to begin filming Kites [produced by Roshans and directed by Anurag Basu]. Not much is known about the film. "It's a love story. The girl is Spanish, the boy is Indian and neither can understand the other's language," he reveals the gist. Ask him if Hrithik is concentrating on home productions currently, the proud father shoots back, "He has always believed in working in one film at a time. Post Kites, if there's an offer that excites him, I am sure he won't refuse it."

Hrithik in Singapore

Topics: rakeysh omprakash mehra
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