Janmashtami 2018 celebrations doubled with Imtiaz's next 'Radha Krishna' love story announcement

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Janmashtami 2018 opens up a vignette of joyous surprise! Imtiaz Ali, on the pious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, announces his upcoming project on the eternal love story of 'Radha Krishna'. Anil Ambani owned Reliance Entertainment and Imtiaz Ali’s Window Seat Films, LLP, on Sunday, confirmed about producing a film on the epic folklore that has travelled down from generations and influenced the horizons of culture, geography and traditions.

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'Radha Krishna' love story is the most celebrated and divine love story in India as well as across the borders. The love story is bound with profound sublime and a dash of mythological magic. The eternal story of their miraculous love is so great that generations later, even today, Radha’s name is mentioned whenever Krishna is referred to and Krishna worship is considered to be incomplete without Radha. Their tales never fail to mesmerise people from time and ages.

The film is Imtiaz Ali’s long cherished project and will be written and directed by him. The epic saga of the inseparable romantic pair, Radha and Krishna, soon to be adapted on silver screen, is very close to the director’s heart. The research of the film is currently underway.

“Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” director has garnered nationwide appreciation and acclaim for his many blockbuster success at the box office. Since his first release “Socha Na Tha” in 2005, Imtiaz has never failed to impress his audience.

Talking about the project Imtiaz said, “I have always been fascinated by the eternal love story of Radha and Krishna. In all of the Indian folklore, I know of no other story, which is so intensely personal and yet has such an epic scale. It has been my dream to step into the world of Radha Krishna.”

I have always been fascinated by the eternal love story of Radha and Krishna. In all of Indian folklore I know of no other story, which is so intensely personal and yet has such an epic scale. It has been my dream to step into the world of Radha Krishna. And I shall do so with my next film in association with @reliance.entertainment which will be written & directed by me based on this epic love saga for generations. #WindowSeatFilms

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Although the great storyteller has confirmed this movie, the film won’t be his next directorial venture, as the legend mythological drama requires extensive research and pre-production.

Shibasish Sarkar of Reliance Entertainment said, “The story of Radha Krishna is one the most fascinating love stories of all times and Imtiaz is India’s most accomplished film maker in this space. In its reach and appeal, it transcends boundaries of culture and language. Imtiaz’s idea to bring this eternal love story to the big screen is extremely fascinating and we are delighted to partner with him on this journey. We are exploring various collaborations on the project to make it of a scale befitting its epic nature.”

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