Rensil D’Silva, who wrote the outstanding screenplay for Rang De Basanti, has not one but five scripts in the works, well make that six, because he is also directing a film that has a screenplay penned by him. These films are all different genres and star a myriad of big name actors and actresses including: Arjun Rampal, Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan, John Abraham, Imran Khan and Sanjay Dutt, to name a few. Of course also on the list are Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Vivek Oberoi, who are in his directorial debut.
About Arjun Rampal’s film he said, “I am writing a film for Arjun Rampal for his production company Chasing Ganesha. It’s an action film and we are still in search of a director.”
D’Silva also revealed that, “I am writing a film for Mani Ratnam, which will star Abhishek and Aishwarya. It is a romantic film and the film is expected to go on the floors by October this year.”
Another project is for David Dhawan, Hook Ya Crook, which also will begin filming in October, “For David Dhawan’s film, which will be a drama, only John has been finalised. We are still looking for the female cast.”
Besides these three exciting films, he is also working on the screenplay for Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra’s Paanch Kaurav, which is Mehra’s next film after Delhi 6. Also in the pipeline for writer D’Silva is a film that stars Imran Khan and Sanjay Dutt called Luck.
October is a busy month because that is also the time when his directorial debut will go to the floor. “I am directing a film for Karan Johar starring Kareena, Saif and Vivek. It is a romantic thriller and I have also written it.”
It seems D’Silva is really on a roll and we cannot wait to see his words transferred to the big screen! We will keep you updated about all these exciting projects so check back soon!