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Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur ropes in director RS Prasanna for his next

Director R.S. Prasanna (far left) with the cast and crew of 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan'.

Director R.S. Prasanna (far left) with the cast and crew of 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan'.   | Photo Credit: Nagara Gopal

With his first Hindi directorial debut faring well at the box office, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan director R.S. Prasanna has been signed on by producer Siddharth Roy Kapur for his next.

Siddharth said he was happy to be collaborating with Prasanna.

“Like the rest of the country, I absolutely loved Shubh Mangal Saavdhan RS is an extremely talented filmmaker with a fresh voice and has an ability to make unique content reach out to a mainstream audience.

“We hope to give the audiences a truly special film through our collaboration,” he said in a statement.

Siddharth, who has produced several critically-acclaimed and commercially-successful films such as Dangal, ABCD2, Haider, Barfi and Kai Po Che, founded his own production company Roy Kapur Films after a long stint at Disney and UTV Motion Pictures.

Some of his upcoming ventures include — a biopic on Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian in space with Aamir Khan playing the lead and Dangal director Nitesh Tiwari’s next, based on the book How I braved Anu Aunty and Cofounded a Million Dollar Company.

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