Fox Star inks Vishesh deal

Partners to produce 'Raaz 3,' 'Informer'

LONDON — Fox Star Studios India has announced a two-film co-production deal with Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt’s Bollywood production house Vishesh Films.

Vikram Bhatt, who helmed recent hit “Haunted 3D,” will direct horror threequel “Raaz 3” in 3D. Bhatt directed the first “Raaz,” while Mohit Suri directed the sequel “Raaz: The Mystery Continues,” both for Vishesh. Emraan Hashmi and Jacqueline Fernandez will star. Thriller “Informer” will be helmed by Kunal Desmukh and star Hashmi, Prachi Desai and Randeep Hooda.

Fox Star CEO Vijay Singh said, “There is a definite value that Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt films have. Vikram Bhatt’s success record in the horror genre is well known too.”

Budgets were not revealed.

Fox Star bankrolled 2010 pic “My Name Is Khan” and “Dum maaro dum,” released in April.