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Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: March 24, Related News Noted playback singer Usha Uthup has lent her voice to actress Kangana Ranaut for her upcoming film ‘Revolver Rani’. Zakir Hussain and Pankaj Saraswat are playing supporting roles. but I like to keep the element of surprise alive. “I had to clear my head of Barfi! In this industry you are known by your last film and the pressure to deliver that Barfi has created for me is huge I had to get rid of that and then get on board with Jagga Jasoos” he says Basu rubbishes the reshoot rumours that hit Mumbai tabloids recently Contrary to speculations he wasn’t unhappy with any footage In fact he says he has just started shooting “We are barely 15 days into the shoot and there has been no need to reshoot anything” he says With Ranbir Kapoor wrapping the Sri Lanka schedule of Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet and Kaif’s Bang Bang getting postponed it’s only now that Basu has got the mindspace and date diaries of his leading pair The fact that the two are rumoured to be real-life couple did bother Basu “I have never in the past worked with actors who are romancing in real life and I feel that if they are there is a probability that you will not get that raw energy on sets I was nervous knowing that Ranbir and Katrina were (allegedly) together but they are fabulous and thoroughly professional” he says Though he’s reluctant to divulge much about the film’s plot he confesses that he took his time to get the film’s title right “I consciously chose an odd title one that stands in contrast to the film for it piques curiosity and creates an instant image in the head People are already talking about it and such a buzz is good for the film” he says With Jagga Jasoos Basu hopes to strike the right balance between a family entertainer and a thriller space According to him in India family films are not really family films “I am scared to take my kids for a ‘family film’ With Jagga I am trying to find a balance and it’s very tricky” he says He is secure that he has got the best leading man to make it happen Terming Kapoor as his “favourite guy and actor” Basu adds “Ranbir is a kind of actor who fits in every character he is presented with His easygoing nature and versatility is what makes me sign him I enjoy working with him immensely” It’s not just Jagga Jasoos that is keeping him busy He continues his television hook-ups on the side Currently he is attached to MTV Films an initiative which will showcase six made-for-television films by six Bollywood directors — Basu Kashyap Rohan Sippy Nikhil Advani Abhinay Deo and Shoojit Sircar The films will present the youth’s take on love family friendship relationships and ambitions While Basu sniffs a whiff of change in the air he rues how television is still as regressive as it was when he first came on board with Tara on Zee “Tara was targeted for the urban India Now television has gone rural and turned into a TRP generating money-spinning machine There is no pan-India vision and I feel that this country needs genre-specific channels Right now everyone is targeting a mass of an audience eating into each other’s revenue and TRPs and making no sense” While he has been producing a lot of work on the telly Basu will be directing classic short stories from pre independence Bengal—mostly works of Rabindranath Tagore and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay — for upcoming channel Epic and he’ll also present the Jaipur Literary Festival on Zee Quiz him about regional cinema and he confesses he hasn’t tried making any Bengali film because “I’m greedy as an entertainer and I like to stick to Hindi films that command a massive market share” Although budgets are not an issue anymore Basu laughs how producers are still a little sceptical as most don’t know what he will attempt next For a long time Basu was a confused Bengali boy but he’s made the confusion work “I feel I am a jack of all trades and master of none and it’s one of the best qualities a filmmaker can have” he signs off For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related News even ditched the training kit at the London Olympics, there was a conscious effort to improve the situation. Share This Article Related Article Led by Steve Smith, Australia reclaimed the title by beating New Zealand in the final. a bench of Justices TS Thakur and FMI Kalifulla also referred to the 2005 verdict while pronouncing its judgement on January 22 and widened the ambit of BCCI’s scrutiny by relying on the seminal principle evolved in the decade old case.

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