‘Barfi!’ Director Anurag Basu Signs Rs 12 Crore Deal

Anurag Basu has hit a jackpot. After the success of 'Barfi!', he has signed a Rs 12 crore deal with Bhushan Kumar of T-Series.

MUMBAI: ‘Barfi!’ is one of the few critically acclaimed films that ended up being loved by audiences too. It eventually landed up in the Rs. 100 crore club too.

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Now Anurag Basu has been rewarded for it. He has signed a Rs 12 crore deal with Bhushan Kumar of T-Series. A source said, “A deal has been signed between the two and Anurag has been offered Rs 12 crore and a partnership. The project details will be discussed soon.” The film will be a joint production between T-Series and Anurag Basu’s own Picture Shuru Productions.

Anurag Basu already has two films lined up – both with Ranbir Kapoor, his ‘Barfi!’ star. While his next film is called ‘Jagga Jasoos’, there is also a biopic of Kishore Kumar in the works.

On the other hand, Bhushan Kumar is on a signing spree for his banner. Besides Anurag Basu, T-Series also has four films with Umesh Shukla, the director of ‘OMG’ and ‘Bhootnath 2’, a sequel to ‘Bhootnath’, in association with BR Films. Then there is ‘Creature 3D’ with Vikram Bhatt as well as a sequel to ‘Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin’.

Bhushan Kumar also has films lined up with Madhur Bhandarkar, who last made ‘Heroine’, Mohit Suri and Milan Luthria.

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