Sanjay Leela Bhansali to produce film directed by Prabhu Deva

MUMBAI: Sanjay Leela Bhansali has signed actor, director Prabhu Deva as director to direct a film that will be produced by him.

Deva’s last Hindi film Wanted starring Salman Khan was a super hit. While Wanted was a remake of his Tamil film Pokkiri, the said film will be an original script. The details are being worked out and the film is said to go on floors in 2011, after Deva releases his romantic Tamil film Engeyum Kaadhal.

Reports are that Akshay Kumar has been signed to play be male lead while either Katrina Kaif or Deepika Padukone might be roped in to play the female lead.