John Abraham, Nikkhil Advani, Bhushan Kumar join hands to develop six films
John Abraham, Bhushan Kumar and Nikkhil Advani plan to develop 'more present, meaningful and commercially relevant cinema.'
Three production houses -- John Abraham's JA Entertainment, Bhushan Kumar's T-Series and Nikkhil Advani's Emmay Entertainment -- have joined hands to produce six films together.
The three production houses first came together for Satyameva Jayate, which featured John in the lead and was co-produced by Advani and T-Series.
Bhushan Kumar [TSeries], John Abraham [JA Entertainment] and Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani and Nikkhil Advani [Emmay Entertainment] to make six films... Will make films with John Abraham as an actor, but also start projects where he will be involved as a producer only... pic.twitter.com/FXRwasT5eM
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 22, 2018
Nikkhil Advani is committed to directing in this JV and will continue to helm projects as a producer... Other directors finalized include Gauravv Chawla, Samar Shaikh, Kaashvi Nair and Ranjit Tiwari... Six films will go on floors between 2019-20... Detailed announcements soon. — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 22, 2018
The trio has decided to develop "more present, meaningful and commercially relevant cinema", a press release issued said.
John believes the coming together of this tripartite gives an enhanced and solid platform to showcase talent and technicians, which is a critical way forward to expand the industry.
"Market forces today demand that smart alliances are formed to fulfill audience expectations. Our association thus far has been excellent test bed from which we have all learnt a lot," the actor-producer said.
Sharing similar views, Advani said the collaboration will enable them to push the envelope with new stories and formats.
Bhushan Kumar said John and Advani are valuable talent assets and he feels privileged to have them in the joint venture.
Their upcoming film is Batla House, which will once again feature John in the lead.
The six films are in final stages of assembly and will go on floors between 2019-20 and a detailed announcement will be made in the coming weeks.
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