Vashu Bhagnani’s DB Films & Animation to develop R Madhavan and Dia Mirza's Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein into an animated film!


Veteran producer Vashu Bhagnani has ventured into the world of animation with DB Films and Animation. Known as a visionary, he has always spotted market trends early and been a pioneer in many firsts, manoeuvring his actions in that direction. DB Films and Animation is currently developing new as well as legacy IPs like RHTDM, Coolie No.1, and F.A.L.T.U into animation. These films are iconic and hold a strong recall value with audiences. DB Films & Animation recognizes the popularity and cultural significance of these films, aiming to leverage their story acceptance and create captivating animated adaptations to reach global audiences.

This diverse slate of projects promises to offer a wide range of stories and genres to entertain audiences around the world. With DB Films and Animation, the company plans to leverage the power of animation to create visually stunning and engaging educational content that can inspire and motivate both children and adults alike. "DB Films & Animation represents our commitment to bringing India's rich and diverse stories to life through the captivating medium of animation. We believe that animation has the power to transcend boundaries and connect with audiences on a global scale," shared Vashu Bhagnani.

Located in the UK, Vashu Bhagnani has started the studio with the aim of creating stories that are close to our hearts, fire our imagination, are deeply rooted in culture, and showcase their potential in the animation medium.

Starting his career as a producer in 1995 with Coolie No.1, the producer's fame soared in Bollywood with films such as Hero No.1 (1997), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai (2001), Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2002), Bell Bottom (2021), Cuttputli (2022), and many more, earning him the title of Producer No.1 in the industry.

Additionally, Producer No.1 has already announced its live-action film slate for 2023-2024, appealing to film buffs across genres, including action, drama, comedy, suspense, romance, and social, among others. The lineup includes Ganapath, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, Capsule Gill, #Production45, and two more biggies.