of Lagaan and Jodhaa Akbar fame, is directing
his next movie which is titled Khelein Hum
Jee Jaan Se. The film will bring Abhishek
Bachchan and Deepkia Padukone together for
the first time on silver screen. KHJJS,
produced by Ashutosh and Sunitha Gowarikar,
is said to be a period thriller and is based
on the book Do and Die by Manini Chatterjee.
The book Do and Die is based on the Chittagong
uprising in 1930.
The music of the movie is composed by
Sohail Sen, who worked in Ashutosh's previous
movie 'What's your Rashee'. Lyrics have
been penned by Javed Akhtar and the audio
is due to be released by the end of October.
Shooting of the movie is in full swing
and is set for a December release.