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Tumbbad director Rahi Anil Barve to helm Raj & DK's next?

Barve shot to fame with the critically acclaimed period horror film, Tumbbad, released last year.

Rahi Anil Barve, Raj Nidimoru, Krishna DK

Mayur Lookhar

Buzz has it that Go Goa Gone (2013) makers Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK have lined up a wacky comedy, but it's not the sequel to their 2013 zombie film, as reported by MumbaiMirror.com. According to the report, the film will be helmed by Tumbbad (2018) co-director Rahi Anil Barve.

Speaking to us briefly at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa in November 2018, writer-director-producer Raj had mentioned working on a project that wasn't a sequel to Stree (2018).

MumbaiMirror.com quoted a source as saying: “It’s a crazy comedy that will be shot across the country. Rahi was brought on board because the film is being planned as a visual spectacle like Tumbbad was.”

When contacted, Barve told us, "It’s too early to comment. I am taking my time. You’ll come to know when there is an official announcement. I don’t want to say anything."

Barve shot to fame with the critically acclaimed period horror film, Tumbbad released last year. While producer-actor Sohum Shah is keen on a sequel, a source close to Barve had told us that the filmmaker has signed a couple of projects. One of these projects is said to be a period drama on a digital platform.

If true, Barve will collaborates with Raj and DK for the first time.