Journal 24’s Nitten Gokhaley recently interacted with Producer Shabbir Boxwalla, who is Rajiv Rai’s friend and business associate.
He has confirmed that Rajiv Rai is working on a script since last few months. It will be an action thriller like most of Rajiv’s previous movies. Rajiv will start filming his Hindi thriller by the end of this year, he is also working on the casting part.
Rajiv Rai with Shabbir Boxwala
Rajiv Rai is Bollywood’s well-known producer, director, film distributor and owner of a music label. He is son of Late -Gulshan Rai, who has produced Bollywood’s greatest hits like- Deewar, Trishul, etc., and has distributed more than 200 movies (most of them were made by Yash Chopra) as a movie distributor.
Rajiv Rai has produced and directed several movies like- Yudh, Tridev, Vishwatama, Mohra, Gupt, Pyar Ishq aur Mohabbat and Asambhav. All these movies were successful at the box office except Pyar Ishq aur Mohabbat and Asambhav.
Rajiv has been away from Bollywood since his last release- Asambhav (2004). He is settled somewhere in the UK , as it offers safety and better life. Rajiv is in the UK since 1997, he left India shortly after he was attacked by underworld don- Abu Saleems’ men in Mumbai.
According to confirmed reports, Rai was planning an action thriller movie with Akshay Kumar in 2009, but cancelled his plans as Akshay demanded fee of Rs 45 Crores.
All the best Rajiv, we want to see you back in action!