After directing successful films like Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Gunday, Sultan, Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat, Ali Abbas Zafar is currently busy preparing for his ambitious action entertainer, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, with Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff. And now, we have exclusively lea
ed that Ali Abbas Zafar has snatched the rights to the Hollywood blockbuster The Transporter.
“Ali has wanted to make The Transporter in Hindi for a while now and after long talks with inte
ational studio EuropaCorp, he has bagged the rights to produce it in Hindi for a hefty amount. Ali will direct the film himself and is excited about writing the script for the Hindi-speaking audience,” a source close to the development revealed , adding that the rights have been seized by the director for his logo, AAZ Entertainment.
“The film will be produced with a Bollywood star,” the source reported, adding, “But the casting process will be done once Ali finishes Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. I have already focused on two names.” But in the end it will all come down to the dates of the actors.”
In addition to Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and The Transporter, Ali Abbas Zafar also has an untitled thriller with Shahid Kapoor scheduled for release. It is currently in post-production and a release plan will be announced soon. While there were initially rumors that it would be titled Bloody Daddy, we heard that it was just a working title and that the team is currently looking for a better name for Anime. It's Ali and Shahid's first collaboration, and the movie is being promoted as a one-night stand.