Mumbai, July 20, 2010: – Reliance Big Pictures’ is all set to release 3 films in the month of August.
August 6th will see “Dinner for Schmucks” hitting the Indian theatres, followed by the Worldwide releases of Nagesh Kukonoor’s John Abraham starrer “Aashayein” and Punjabi film “Chak Jawana” starring Gurdass Mann on Aug 27th.
Dinner for Schmucks – tells the story of Tim(Paul Rudd), a guy on the verge of having it all. The only thing standing between him and total career success is finding the perfect guest to bring to his boss’ annual Dinner for Extraordinary People, an event where the winner of the evening brings the most eccentric character as his guest. Enter Barry (Steve Carell), a guy with a passion for dressing mice up in tiny outfits to recreate great works of art. From Jay Roach, director of “Meet the Parents” and “Meet the Fockers” comes an unforgettable feast about two unlikely friends and one very memorable dinner.
Cast: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Jemain Clement, Jeff Dunham, Bruce Greenwood, Ron Livingston, Stephanie Szostak, Lucy Davenport
Screenplay: Based on the film “Le Diner de Cons” Written and Directed by Francis Veber, Screenplay by David Guion & Michael Handelman
Director: Jay Roach
Aashayein – Rahul Singh (John Abraham) a compulsive gambler, has never picked the right horse. Then one day when he risks everything he has, the winning horse comes in making him incredibly wealthy. The same evening while celebrating his new life, he proposes to his girlfriend Nafisa and just when his entire world seems perfect, he is faced with a terrible truth that will change his life forever. Taking charge of the events unfolding around him, Rahul tries to rise above his own selfishness and live life to the fullest learning from the courage of the people around him.
Aashayein is an inspiring, bittersweet fable that reminds the viewer that life is short and to make the best of it.
Cast: John Abraham, Sonal Sehgal, Anaitha Nair, Girish Karnad, Farida Jalal
Writer and Director: Nagesh Kukunoor
Music: Salim Sulaiman
‘Chak Jawana’- The film highlights the problems faced by youth in a Punjabi village. The young men fall prey to drugs, become irresponsible and disturb the peace.The elders despair about the future of the community. Captain Gurjeet Singh (Gurdas Maan) arrives on a month’s home leave from the Indian Navy. He pledges to reform the youth and helps them overcome their weakness. The film has a powerful message on family values, determination and hope.
Cast: Gurdass Mann
Writers: Director: Rupinder Singh & Simerjit Singh
Director: Simerjit Singh
Music: Jaidev Kumar