MUMBAI: National Award winning writer Himanshu Sharma, whose work includes the Tanu Weds Manu series and Raanjhanaa, is collaborating with acclaimed screenwriter Kanika Dhillon for the first time. Kanika is known for writing films like ‘Manmarziyaan’, ‘Kedarnath’ and ‘Judgmental Hai Kya’, there is a lot that makes both of them powerhouse writers and we are overjoyed to know that she has announced her much-awaited next ‘Raksha Bandhan’. ‘ has been co-authored. ‘ which will be directed by Aanand L Rai. Rakshabandhan stars superstar Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in lead roles. The film was announced by Akshay Kumar on the festival of Raksha Bandhan last year.
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Talking about the project Himanshu Sharma said, “This is the first time I am co-writing a script and I am fortunate to collaborate with a talent like ‘Kanika… Very strong… Her work is always diverse which I have always admired and I hope we do our best in Rakshabandhan.” Kanika Dhillon shared her excitement about writing “Rakshabandhan” saying, “Rakshabandhan is a very special story and I have collaborated for the first time with Himanshu Sharma – who is known to change the landscape of Hindi films. Of course, I got nervous and excited to work with this huge talent. With Raksha Bandhan, we hope that we will be able to tell a story that will make a place in the hearts of every brother and sister.”
We definitely can’t wait to see the magic that Kanika and Himanshu have woven together in this special film. The film ‘Rakshabandhan’ is presented by Akshay Kumar’s sister, Alka Bhatia and Aanand L Rai. The film is produced by Color Yellow Productions in association with Cape of Good Films.
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