Anurag Basu's anthology to clash with Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor Khan's Good News on 6 September
Anurag Basu will have four slice-of-life narratives which interconnect with one another at some point in the dark comedy anthology.
As per reports, Bhushan Kumar has collaborated with Anurag Basu on the director's upcoming romantic anthology of four narratives, to be also released on 6 September. This essentially means the feature will clash with Karan Johar's Good News.
Good News is Akshay Kumar's upcoming project under Johar's Dharma Productions, opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan. Johar recently announced that the feature will release on 6 September.
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Basu's project will reportedly have four slice-of-life narratives which interconnect with one another at some point in the story. Set against the backdrop of a metro city, Basu's upcoming feature stars Rajkummar Rao, Abhishek Bachchan, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra and Pankaj Tripathi on board.
Speaking to Times of India, Basu said that it would be a dark comedy. The feature will also be Kumar's first collaboration with Basu.
Meanwhile, Good News, directed by Raj Mehta, was earlier scheduled to release in July. Kareena and Akshay reportedly began shooting for the film from 20 January in Mumbai. The film also stars Diljeet Dosanjh and Kiara Advani, and is about a couple trying to get pregnant.
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