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03-03-2010, 12:15 AM #1
Shahid's 'Paathshaala' set for April
Shahid Kapoor starrer 'Paathshaala', a film portraying the effect of the education system on children, will hit theatres on April 16.
The film, directed by Milind Ukey and produced by Bollywood choreographer Ahmed Khan and his wife Shaira, also stars actress Ayesha Takia and Nana Patekar.
Shahid, who was last seen in 'Chance Pe Dance', will play the character of an English and music teacher in the movie.
Ahmed insists that the topical plot of the film is going to attract huge attention.
"Once the promos are out, the film will be all over the place in the next 15 days. The film will release on April 16," said Ahmed.
"Since the subject matter is how the education system exercises pressure on children, my film is getting a lot of attention and I have been approached by many people who want to tie up with me," he added.
The choreographer, who has films like 'Kaminey' and 'Ghajini' to his credit, was in the capital recently to audition kids for a new reality show 'Chak Dhoom Dhoom' on Colors.
Ironically, 'Paathshaala' also shows how a kids reality show exerts pressure on children.
"The film shows Patekar's character calling people from a reality show and asking them to audition students from his school so that they get publicity," said Ahmed.