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11-20-2012, 12:46 PM #1
Zoya Akhtar starts scripting family drama
Writer-director Zoya Akhtar, who won accolades for her last project "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", is now busy scripting a family drama.
"I am writing a family drama now. I have not finished the script yet, so it is too premature to talk about it. But all I can say is that it is my kind of family drama," Zoya told us.
Her first directorial, "Luck By Chance" in 2009, was about a struggler's rise in Bollywood. The second, "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", was a light-hearted entertainer on love and friendship.
Daughter of veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, Zoya says she wants to continue experimenting with different stories.
"I want to try different stories. I want to do something new and try various themes," said the 40-year-old.
As a writer, Zoya has worked on the script of the soon-to-be-released "Talaash", a suspense thriller, a genre she loves.
"This film is a suspense drama. I had met with an incident which I still have not understood. When I spoke to (director) Reema (Kagti), we were thinking how can we adapt that and make a story out of it. I love the genre of suspense drama. We don't make these kind of films in India anymore, I don't know why," she said,
"Talaash", releasing Nov 30, features Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Rani Mukerji.
11-20-2012, 01:09 PM #2
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11-20-2012, 01:39 PM #3
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Zoya Akhtar is now turning to the family drama movie. Her very new project she did not revile any secret behind that.
After achieving good success in Zindgi Na Milagi Dobara let's see what happen in the future...