Priyanka Chopra's mother Madhu Chopra, who co-owns Purple Pebble Pictures, said: "Stories from the various Indian states are routinely turned into Hindi films. Bollywood benefits commercially in the bargain. Our core idea is to narrate these tales in the languages that they stem from"
"Since Salman Khan is our host, I will make myself watchable to him," says Antara Biswas
Having acted in Hindi, Punjabi and Bhojpuri films, Aman Verma will now be seen in Partho Ghosh's Bengali movie Hashi Kannar Iti Kotha.
For Bhojpuri star and TV personality Ravi Kissen, this could be his breakout year in Bollywood.