Mumbai, Nov 12: The man who gave box office hits like Karma, Pardes and Taal among others, director and filmmaker Subhash Ghai, is back with Kaanchi as director.
He has roped in Mithun Chakraborty to play an important role in the film. While refusing to reveal Mithun 's character in the film, the showman gave a hint that this is a character which he has never played before, adding that Mithun is one of the most talented actors in Bollywood.
The film will also star Rishi Kapoor as the bad guy, who was also the lead actor in Ghai's blockbuster Karz. However, the lead pair of Kaanchi will be new. After all, Ghai has been known to cast fresh faces and give opportunity to new talent, right from Jackie Shroff to Mahima Chaudhary.
Ghai said that Kaanchi has a powerful script which he has not seen in a long time and he is very excited about it. This film also, like his previous ones, will have music and dance as its core theme. The lyrics are penned by Irshad Kamil while music is composed by Ismail Durbar and Salim-Suleman. The film is scheduled to release on August 13, 2013.