Aamir Khan Productions has announced that Kiran Rao’s film Laapataa Ladies, presented by Jio Studios, will be released in theatres on January 5, 2024. Set in rural India in 2001, the film follows the hilarious confusion that ensues when two young brides get lost from a train.
Laapataa Ladies will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) on September 8. The film stars Nitanshi Goel, Pratibha Ranta, Sparsh Shrivastava, Chhaya Kadam, and Ravi Kishan in the lead roles.
Laapataa Ladies is directed by Rao and produced by Khan, Rao and Jyoti Deshpande. The film is based on an award-winning story by Biplab Goswami. The screenplay & dialogues are by Sneha Desai, with additional dialogues by Divyanidhi Sharma.
Nikhil Siddhartha will be undergoing a month-long training session for his upcoming pan-India film Swayambhu. The actor who will play a warrior in the film flew off to Vietnam for his training.
Siddhartha will train himself in weapons, martial arts and horse riding will receive training in weapons, martial arts, and horse riding. Some of the biggest stunt masters and teams in Saigon will be part of the team and training process for the action sequences for Swayambhu. He will also undergo a physical makeover to get into the skin of a warrior.
Swayambhu is directed by Bharat Krishnamachari, which marks Siddhartha’s 20th movie and also the most expensive one for the actor till date.
Bhuvan and Sreekar will produce the movie under Pixel Studios with Tagore Madhu presenting it. Swayambhu will be mounted with top technical standards. Manoj Paramahamsa helms the cinematography, while Ravi Basrur scores the music. M Prabhaharan is the production designer and the dialogues for the movie are provided by Vasudev.