By Hindustan Times
Mumbai, Feb. 2 -- Apart from being an actor, Akshay Kumar is a businessman as well. Not only did he realise the potential of co-producing his own movies, but he has also floated his production company, Grazing Goat Pictures (GGP), which will venture into regional cinema this year.
The company will soon announce two Marathi films and one Bengali film all set to release in 2012. Incidentally, Akshay will be the first Bollywood actor to tap into the potential of regional markets where only corporate companies have reigned. He confirms, "Yes it is very exciting to venture into regional cinema."
Ashvini Yardi, CEO, GGP, adds, "We wanted to work in regional markets as there are lot of films there that can be worked differently." The first Marathi film will be directed by National Award-winning director Rajiv Patil, while scripts for the second Marathi