Dreamworks Plans Animated “Bollywood” Movie

DreamWorks Animation is developing “Monkeys of Bollywood,” a Bollywood-style animated feature musical set in Mumbai and based on the Hindu epic poem “The Ramayana” reports Variety.

The story of this film adaptation revolves around two monkeys who try to stop an ancient demon from conquering the world.

“Slumdog Millionaire” composer A.R. Rahman, Broadway lyricist Stephen Schwartz, and husband-and-wife producing team Gurinder Chadha and Paul Berges (“Bend it Like Beckham,” “Bride and Prejudice”) will all be involved in the project which will be fast-tracked into production.