UTV bags film rights of Bhagat’s Revolution 2020
UTV Motion Pictures has acquired the movie rights of the book, and it would be made into an epic drama, narrating the story of three friends, Gopal, Raghav and Aarti, who struggle to find success and love in Varanasi.ALSO SEE I was offered Bhagat’s ‘Two States': RanbirNow he is excited about the big screen version of Revolution 2020, which hit the stands in October this year. The film takes a look at corruption in the non elite institutes in the Indian education sec ugg uk tor with a love story in the backdrop.”Yes, UTV finally managed to seduce me. A great offer, immense excitement about the story and a wonderful team with a track record makes me feel they can do justice to Revolution 2020, a story very close to me and the readers’ hearts,” Bhagat said in a press statement.ALSO SEE Chetan Bhagat’s ‘Revolution 2020′ disappointsAccording to UTV Motion Pictures CEO, Siddharth Roy Kapur, the book was extremely engaging and topical, which is why it made sense to strike the deal. “We have been in discussions with Chetan for a while to do something together. When he shared his latest book w ugg uk ith us even before it was published, we read it cover to cover in a single sitting. Its simply unputdownable,” said Kapur.”He has crafted such a dramatic plot with such sharply defined characters, that you’re constantly wondering how things will play out. The issues he deals with in the book are those today’s youth will instantly relate to and identify with. We’re very excited to work with him on making a great film from what we all believe is a great book,” he added.ALSO SEE My book is on corruption in education: ChetanBhagat tweeted Wednesday morning about the development, and also asked Twitterati to suggest names of actors for the three key roles in the film.”Happy to announce the Revolution 2020 movie deal with UTV.ALSO SEE I don’t advertise my work loudly: Chetan BhagatStargaze: Shahid Kapoor sports a geeky look; Tara Sharma looks radiant in blue 10 hours 22 minutes agoKim Kardashian celebrates a French themed bridal shower 11 hours 9 minutes agoPost ‘3 Idiots’, I was offered only pregnant woman’s role: Mona Singh 11 hours 37 minutes agoTiger Shroff: I am a very spiritual person; this was my first visit to Varanasi and I loved it 11 hours 53 minutes agoHugh Jackman has another cancerous growth removed 11 hours 57 minutes agoAnupam Kher in Delhi for ‘Shaukeen’ shoot 12 hours 16 minutes agoBarun Sobti Pashmeen Manchanda, Ronit Roy Neelam Singh: Famous TV stars and their not so famous spouses 12 hours 21 minutes agoSudarsan Pattnaik to create a sand sculpture on Indian cinema at Cannes beach 12 hours 23 minutes agoKajol: My mom is very special to me, have idolised her since my childhood 12 hours 30 minutes agoFrom Deepti Naval in ‘Listen Amaya’ to Amrita Singh in ‘2 States’ these on screen moms broke many conventional moulds 13 hours 5 minutes agoHappy Mother’s Day: Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Neha Dhupia tweet personal photos with their moms 14 hours 14 minutes agoGurinder Chadha: In ugg uk dian filmmakers are certainly making a mark, but there is still room for growth 14 hours 36 minutes agoSeema Biswas: Actresses above 30 are being offered better roles 14 hours 50 minutes agoRanveer Singh, Parineeti Chopra wrap up ‘Kill Dil’ shooting 15 hours 15 minutes agoJennifer Lawrence doesn’t trust women who don’t have any girlfriends 15 hours 41 minutes agoOn Mother’s Day, Deepa Bhatia advises moms to empower their children to be assertive, not submissive 16 hours 24 minutes agoHappy Mother’s Day: Bollywood stars take to Twitter to thank moms for their unconditional love and support 16 hours 55 minutes agoWatch: What does Bollywood expect from the next government? 17 hours 22 minutes agoCaught on camera: This is what Sunny Leone looks like without makeup 19 hours 4 minutes ago’Mad Men’ star John Slattery swaps Manhattan for ‘God’s Pocket’ in directorial debut 19 hours 29 minutes agoMere paas maa hai: 20 truly dramatic dialogues that form the lifeblood of Bollywood’s long suffering mothers 19 hours 43 minutes agoKajol brushes off rumours about starring in the Indian adaptation of the TV series ‘The Killing’ YesterdayJames Franco defends provocative selfie posted on Instagram YesterdayWax statue of actor Jon Hamm unveiled at Madame Tussauds YesterdayWatch: Raj Kapoor’s grandson Ar ugg uk maan makes a debut in ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’ YesterdayRajat Kapoor: Distributors don’t support films without big stars Yesterday.