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Prerna V Arora introduces Palak Tiwari in & as Rosie

Rosie has been in the news for being India’s first horror-thriller film franchise based on true events. The first part, Saffron Chapter is based in the Saffron BPO, considered as one of the most haunted places in Gurugram. The story revolves around a girl called Rosie who was an employee in this BPO. Presented by Mandiraa Entertainment and Vivek Anand Oberoi’s Oberoi Mega Entertainment in association with Prerna V Arora, the film is directed by Vishal Mishra who is also directing Iti. The makers have launched a new poster that introduces sensational Palak Tiwari as Rosie.

Prerna V Arora said, “I was very particular about the casting of Rosie. Since it’s a story based on true events, I wanted to cast someone fresh in the titular role with a relatable vibe. We had to go through numerous auditions before we found a perfect Rosie in Palak. Vivek ji has been very supportive throughout the process. He’s believed in my conviction on the casting and agreed with my decision.”

Vishal Mishra said, “This film is my personal favourite, because it promises to fill the gap that exists in the horror-thriller genre in Bollywood and doesn’t fall prey to any clichés. The casting of main protagonist was very crucial because it’s based on true events and the audience needs to resonate with the face. I’m glad that Palak fills those shoes more than perfectly.”

Palak Tiwari said, “I consider myself extremely fortunate to be debuting with a story like this. A story that has such nuance to it, a story that’s so intricate, so riveting. To be considered fitting enough to be representing Rosie and her story is truly an honour. Debuting is a nerve-wracking process, and Prerna ma’am has held my hand through it all and has shown such overwhelming belief in me. I’m very excited to be working with a team as nurturing and supportive as Mandiraa entertainment.”

Reshabh D Saraf said, “We at Mandiraa Ent are very excited about this film and our collaboration with Vivek Sir. There are many firsts attached to this film, our first franchise, our first film based on true events and more. And now, it’s Palak who we’ve signed for her first role. After going through all auditions, all of us were unanimous and very sure of her. Palak not only fit the role, but she also added more personality to Rosie, that’s going to stay with the audience.”

The makers also launched a nation-wide hunt yesterday to pave way for new talent. The chosen winner will star in a prominent role in the film alongside Palak. The details are already out on the official handles of the film, @mandiraa_ent. Many fans, in light of recent events, are lauding this initiative. The film is expected to go on floors by end of this year and release early next year.

Rosie: The Saffron Chapter is presented by Mandiraa Entertainment and Oberoi Mega Entertainment in association with Prerna V Arora, and produced by Vivek Anand Oberoi, Girish Johar, Kussum Arora, Reshabh D Saraf, Keyur Pandya and Sanjeet S. Yermal.

After Iti, Mandiraa and Vivek Anand Oberoi announce their second film with Vishal Mishra, ROSIE – THE SAFFRON CHAPTER

After the announcement of Iti, Mandiraa Entertainment and Vivek Anand Oberoi’s Oberoi Mega Entertainment come together again for their second film, Rosie-The Saffron Chapter which is set to become India’s first horror-thriller based on true events.

This film will also be helmed by Vishal Mishra, who is known for Coffee With D and more recently, Iti.

Based on true events that took place in Gurgaon, ROSIE is planned as a horror-thriller franchise. The first part, Saffron Chapter is based in the Saffron BPO, considered as one of the most haunted places in Gurgaon. The story revolves around a girl called Rosie who was an employee in this BPO.

In the light of recent events and discussions around nepotism, the makers have also decided to launch a nation-wide hunt for a new face that will star in a prominent role in the film. The details would be made available soon on official movie handles, @RosieIsComing along with the announcement of the lead cast.

Vivek Anand Oberoi, producer says, “With my new venture, I want to support the concept-driven films that I believe can change the movie landscape in their respective genres. And not just the film, but also make way for new talent. With Rosie, I hope to achieve both. It’s a franchise and with every sequel, we hope to introduce someone new in the industry.”

Prerna V Arora says, “I’m thoroughly excited with the concept of Rosie, and we want to develop this as our in-house franchise brand. We want to tell different and novel stories, especially based on true incidents. An idea or the talent can come from anywhere, and we want to be able to facilitate them through such films and such initiatives.”

Vishal Mishra, writer – director says, “In a country full of strange supernatural events, we have rarely seen any horror-thriller films based on true events. With Rosie, I hope to break those grounds without falling prey to any horror film clichés. I’m excited that this project, like Iti is backed by Vivek Anand Oberoi and Prerna V Arora, who share my vision on both films. Being an outsider myself, I can relate to the struggles or challenges that are posed in this industry. I’ve been lucky to get so much acceptance and support here, and I want to pass it onto those who are trying to make it here.”

Kussum, producer says, “Our intent will always be to pick the best stories & back the right content. The story of Rosie instantly connected with us & gave us the impetus to bring it to our audiences. We are very excited to go on floors with this one.”

Girish Johar, producer says, “Vishal always comes up with very novel ideas and unique concepts. Rosie, especially, is a hair-raising story. This is an in-house branded franchise, which we want to develop and explore. The minute I heard the story, along with producers Kussum & Reshabh, I was sure to back this up. This film is expected to redefine the horror genre in India and leave you wanting for more.”

The film is expected to go on floors by September 2020 and release shortly after. 

Rosie: The Saffron Chapter is presented by Mandiraa Entertainment and Oberoi Mega Entertainment, and produced by Vivek Anand Oberoi, Girish Johar, Kussum Arora, Reshabh D. Saraf, Keyur Pandya and Sanjeet S. Yermal.