The much awaited entry of Yash Raj Films into the South is led by the remake of its scintillating and entertaining film, Band Baaja Baaraat, which released in 2010.
Starring the well-known Nani along with debutant Vaani Kapoor (who will also be seen in YRF's next film, Shuddh Desi Romance, directed by Maneesh Sharma) in lead roles, the film is Directed by Gokul Krishna and produced by Aditya Chopra. The untitled film went on floor end of May and has completed its first schedule in Chennai. The shoot moves to Hyderabad and Mysore for the next schedule starting early July. Padam Kumar, who heads YRF operation in the South, is the Creative Producer on the project.
This is the first of many new ventures to come from YRF in regional content. The Band Baaja Baaraat remake will be followed by not just other Tamil films, both from YRF's catalogue as well as new and original content, but also movies that are poised to break into other regional film markets of the South.