Gurinder Chhada, the acclaimed British film director of Indian origin, is making for the first time an animated film titled Monkeys of Bollywood. The film is about the adventures of two monkeys who successfully prevent a demon from taking over the world. The film will be produced in association with Spielberg’s DreamWorks and Anil Ambani’s Big Pictures. The sound track for the film will be scored by AR Rahman. The animation work for the film will be done by both Indian and Hollywood experts.
Chhada’s earlier films explored the lives of Indians living in the United Kingdom. Her filmography incudes Bhaji on the Beach (1993), Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004) and Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008). Her most recent project is the comedy film It’s a Wonderful Afterlife released on 21 April 2010