Aanand L Rai’s next with Saif Ali Khan to be renamed, released in September

Aanand L Rai’s next with Saif Ali Khan to be renamed, released in September

Saif Ali Khan’s period film with Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Films is set to be released in September. The makers of the film put out an official announcement of the release period, with the added information that the film will be renamed. Initially titled Hunter, the project was to be directed by Navdeep Singh and produced…

Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions to launch six new films

Aanand L Rai’s Colour Yellow Productions to launch six new films

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all geared up for six new film projects under his production house Colour Yellow Productions this year. “In 2019, we roll with six exciting projects at Colour Yellow Productions. Formal announcements of each project will follow soon,” the producer’s spokesperson said in a statement. The projects will be of different…

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero drops further after Christmas

Shah Rukh Khan starrer Zero drops further after Christmas

Director Aanand L Rai’s Zero has been struggling at the box office to earn impressive numbers right from the first day of its release. The film finished its important first weekend under Rs60 crore.  After a slightly inconsequential jump on Christmas [25 December], the Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif starrer, as expected,…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero fails to reach Mars on Christmas holiday

Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero fails to reach Mars on Christmas holiday

After earning an unsatisfactory number on the first weekend, director Aanand L Rai’s Zero registered a drop on Monday, the first working day for the film, as it made only Rs9.50 crore nett. The film starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif showed a slight jump yesterday on Christmas as it earned Rs11.75…

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan draw whistles with this electrifying desi number

Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan draw whistles with this electrifying desi number

Filmmaker Aanand L Rai has made a name for himself for telling stories that are based in the hinterlands. His taste has reflected in his music too as the flavour of Uttar Pradesh was seen in the Tanu Weds Manu franchise and Raanjhanaa (2013).  His soon-to-be-released Zero (2018) is based in Delhi and his dwarf…

By the time Zero story was ready, I felt it belonged to Shah Rukh, not Salman: Aanand L Rai

By the time Zero story was ready, I felt it belonged to Shah Rukh, not Salman: Aanand L Rai

For the first time in his 26-year-old film career, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen playing a dwarf in Aanand L Rai’s Zero, which also stars Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. There were reports suggesting Rai first considered casting Salman Khan to play the lead character. When asked about this during an interview, the director…