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Bhushan Kumar inks five film deals with Umesh Shukla

News Helpline | August, 07 2013

After success of the recent release 'Aashiqui 2', Bhushan Kumar is not in a mood to let go any successful director off his sight. Earlier there were news about Bhushan signing up Milan Luthria and Abhinay Deo  for upcoming ventures produced under his banner T-Series. However, now there are words about the T-Series head honcho Bhushan Kumar signing up 'Oh My God' fame director Umesh Shukla for a whopping 5 film deal.

Bhushan, who had signed Shukla for a four films first, was impressed with his scripts and style of filmmaking, and has now roped him for an exclusive 5-film deal. The first film that will go on floor in October is a family drama starring Rishi Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan as father and son. Currently, Bhushan is in talks with several big names and are soon to zero in on an actress to star alongside Abhishek. Confirming the news, Kumar says, "Yes we have extended and now signed an exclusive 5-film deal with director Umesh Shukla...the first being an Abhishek-Bachchan starrer. He is extremely versatile in his style of filmmaking and as a producer I have full faith in his ability to helm the film. We are very excited to have him onboard." Director Umesh Shukla says, "I am really happy with the deal Bhushan ji and I have finalized. I went to him with different story ideas and we decided on 5 story ideas out of which Abhishek starrer is the first to go on floor. After all the discussions, I have signed the dotted line and I am really happy to be now a part of T-Series family. I am exclusively signed with them for five films which I will be only concentrating on directing first."

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