Darsheel Safary signs Priyadarshan's film

Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Darsheel Safary, the boy who made you laugh and cry in his debut movie "Taare Zameen Par", will now star in multilingual director Priyadarshan's Hindi remake of an acclaimed Iranian film.

Priyadarshan's film is a remake of the 1998 Iranian movie "Children of Heaven" that underlines a poignant relationship between siblings. The Indian version of the film will be released early next year and is expected to be shown in several foreign film festivals, a publicist told IANS Wednesday.

The actress to play Darsheel's sister is yet to be chosen.

Meanwhile Priyadarshan's forthcoming venture "Kanchipuram", a celluloid diatribe against communism woven around the silk trade in Kanchipuram, 60 km from Chennai, is scheduled to be shown at the Toronto Film Festival next month.

The director, known for his situational multi-star-cast comedies like "Bhool Bhulaiyaa", "Garam Masala" and "Hera Pheri", had told IANS earlier that he is branching out into meaningful cinema to fulfil a dream.

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