Spielberg: DreamWorks Set to Produce Kashmir film


MUMBAI: Celebrated Hollywood director Steven Spielberg is planning to produce his next film set in Kashmir, a report said Tuesday.

Spielberg, who is currently in India’s entertainment capital Mumbai, told The Times of India that the film would be produced by his DreamWorks Studios and its Indian partner Reliance Entertainment, which is headed by tycoon Anil Ambani.

“We have finalised a script for a movie,” Spielberg said.

“Part of it will take place on the India-Pakistan border (LOC) in Kashmir. But we’re still trying to figure out the casting, locations and who’s going to direct it.”

On Monday, Anil and Tina Ambani threw a splendid bash in honour of Spielberg which was attended by Amitabh Bachchan and several celebrities.  

The 66-year-old is reportedly on his first visit to Mumbai partly to celebrate the success of his film “Lincoln”, which was co-produced by Reliance Entertainment.

But Spielberg’s India trip is more than just a celebratory one because he came with the agenda to discuss the aforementioned film on Kashmir with the Reliance Entertainment team.

Spielberg is known for classic hits such as “Jaws”, “E.T”,  “Jurassic Park” and “Munich”.

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