Yash Raj’s new film to be directed by debutant Maneesh Sharma

MUMBAI: Debutant director Maneesh Sharma will be directing a new movie for the Yash Raj Films’ banner.

Sharma has been an associate director on Yash Raj’s Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and has also assisted on films such as Fanaa and Aaja Nachle.

The film is produced by Aditya Chopra and stars newcomer Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma as the lead pair.

The film is about Shruti and Bittoo who reluctantly set out on their tumultuous entrepreneurial venture. Together their friendship and business enters the ups and downs of the lavish world of the glamour and glitz of Delhi baaraats and weddings.

The yet to be titled film started shooting from 4 February, 2010 and is scheduled for release later in the year.