Kabir Khan & Siddharth Anand to Direct Two Indo-China Films!
Eros International and Trinity Picturesare all set to co-produce two Indo-China films, which will be directed by Kabir Khan and Siddharth Anand, and will be released in 2018.
While Kabir Khan directorial will be a travel drama The Zookeeper (working title), the Siddharth Anand’s movie is a cross-cultural romantic comedy Love in Beijing (working title). The films will be co-produced with China’s Peacock Mountain Culture & Media Ltd. and Huaxia Film Distribution Co. Ltd.
Kabir Khan’s human drama, The Zookeeper, tells the journey of an Indian zoo keeper to China to find a panda to return to India with in order to save his zoo. Siddharth Anand’s cross-cultural romantic comedy, Love in Beijing, also with an A-lister Indian actress and leading Chinese male actor is based on an Indian girl who falls in love with a Chinese man.
“It’s an exciting challenge to shoot the film in two languages, a first for me and creating a whole new world of completely unique characters. There is tremendous potential with similarities in art and culture and I hope to present a film that will be a complete package and will combine the ethos of both the countries," comments Kabir Khan.
Director Siddharth Anand said, “I am thrilled to be part of a film that will cater to a much wider audience, span new geographies and reach new territories. We are working on a story and creating characters that should resonate with audiences in both markets."
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