Subhash Ghai has locked Kaanchi as the title of his next directorial, a musical thriller with a love story, which is set to go on floors soon and release August 15, 2013.
The movie has a new star cast, teamed with veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who will play the villain, said a statement.
Other cast and credits are in the process of being finalised.
Two songs have already been recorded by Ismail Darbar and Salim-Suleiman for the movie.
Ghai's production banner Mukta Arts will celebrate its 34th anniversary October 24. The banner has produced 35 movies, 14 of which have been directed by Ghai.