Director: Hemant Dhome Starring: Sonalee Kulkarni, Suhas Joshi, Kshitee Jog, Nirmiti Sawant, Sayali Sanjeev, Mrinmayee Godbole, Suchitra Bandekar Production Company: AVK Entertainment Kent Locations Used: Botany Bay
Jhimma (2021) follows the stories of seven women from different age groups and socio-economic backgrounds, who take a life-changing trip to Great Britain. As the journey unfolds, the women are granted the opportunity to heal old wounds, face their demons, discover themselves, and fall in love.
Writer: Taranveer Singh Director: Taranveer Singh Starring: Anmol Dhillon, Jhataleka Malhotra, Zoa Morani Production Company: Bhansali Productions Kent Locations Used: Danemore Park
Varun (Anmol Dhillon) and Sia (Jhataleka Malhotra) do not trust relationships completely because of their upbringing. They try to figure out a way to live with their commitment issues by being a couple only on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Production filmed in Danemore Park for part of the filming. The house plays the role of a community home ran by Nimmi (Anuradha Patel), the mum of lead character Vahun Sarin. Various key scenes in the story take place at the house including one scene set during a fireworks party.
Danemore Park is a Grade II listed Georgian country house in 80 acres, with stable block, woodland and long driveway in the district of Royal Tunbridge Wells. The town is known for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, a shopping centre, bars, restaurants, and live music scene. Previous productions to visit the area include Catastrophe Series 4 (2019) and The Royals (2016-2018).
Tuesdays and Fridays was released on Netflix UK on Thursday 15th July 2021 after a delayed release due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director: Akhilesh Jaiswal, Umang Dev Shukla
Starring: Aahana Kumra, Rumana Molla
Production Company: Big Films Media Fz, Jar Pictures, Manna Pictures
Kent Locations Used: Kingsgate Bay, Upper Farm Cottage
Production visited Kent to film on Kingsgate Bay in Broadstairs and at Upper Farm Cottage in Ashford, which doubled for Nani’s (Sohaila Kapur) cottage in Oxford. Filming also took place along Herne Bay seafront, but this did not make the final cut.
Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Saurabh Shukla, John Abraham, Ileana D’Cruz, Kriti Kharbanda, Pulkit Samrat and Urvashi Rautela in Pagalpanti
Writers: Anees Bazmee, Shreya Dev Verma Director: Anees Bazmee Starring: Kriti Kharbanda, John Abraham, Ileana D’Cruz Production Company: Panorama Studios, T-Series Films Kent Locations Used: Faversham, The Historic Dockyard Chatham
Pagalpanti (2019) is an action comedy about three men, considered as losers by the people in their lives, who plan to get rich along with their girlfriends by robbing two gangsters. The title of the film ‘Pagalpanti’ is Hindi for ‘insanity’ which accurately describes the comic theme of the film.
The production filmed scenes in Faversham, where Market Street doubled as a busy London market and Guild Hall was converted into a fireworks shop. The Historic Dockyard Chatham was used for a car chase scene along Slip 5, Museum Square, Ropery Street and Anchor Wharf.
The Historic Dockyard Chatham was established in the mid-16th century and is located on the River Medway. The site offers maritime, industrial, Georgian and Victorian architecture and cobbled streets, an ideal set for many film productions. Recent films that have used the Dockyard in their productions include The Aeronauts (2019) and Farming (2019).
Pagalpanti will be released in cinemas on Friday 22nd November 2019.
Mubarakan is an upcoming romantic comedy which follows the lives of identical twins, Charan and Karan Singh who are deeply in love with Sweety and Nafisa. When Karan’s family are insistent on his marrying Binkle, the daughter of a very wealthy family, he persuades them to offer Charan as a groom instead. Unfortunately, Charan is equally determined to marry the love of his life, Nafisa.
The film was written by Rupinder Chahal (Love Punjab, Chak Juwana) and Rajesh Chawla (Dehleez, Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene) and directed by Anees Bazmee (Welcome back, No Entry: Pudhe Dhoka Aahey). The prestigious Bollywood cast is led by Arjun Kapoor (Half girlfriend, Ki & Ka) who, not for the first time, plays both brothers and supported by Anjil Kapoor (Fanney Khan, Welcome back) Ileana D’Cruz (Rustom, Happy Ending), Athiya Shetty (Hero) and Neha Sharma (Tum Bin 2, Xuan Zang)
The production filmed scenes at the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara temple in Gravesend. The Sikh temple has 5 elaborate domes inspired by the Golden Temple at Amritsa. It also boasts hand crafted marble walls and stained glass windows.
Gravesend is located the south bank of the River Thames and is well known for its pier, promenade and high street as well as international links at the nearby Ebbsfleet International station. Previous productions to have visited the area include Doctor Strange (2016).
Mubarakan will be released in cinemas on 28th July 2017.
Rustom is a Hindi murder mystery romance inspired by the true 1959 legal KM Nanavati v. State of Maharashtra, which changed the face of the India judicial system. Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati (Akshay Kumar) was a naval officer who was tried for killing his English-born wife’s lover, Prem Ahuja. The murder case is still famous on the subcontinent and the film’s tagline is “3 shots that shocked the nation”.
The film is directed by Dharmendra Suresh Desai (Special 26, Players), written by Vipul K. Rawal and stars Akshay Kumar (Singh Is Kinng, Housefull 2), Ileana (Barfi!, Devadasu), and Arjan Bajwa (Son of Sardaar, Bobby Jasoos).
The Historic Dockyard Chatham features as the Bombay naval port and HMS Cavalier as the destroyer on which he serves. A snowy Commissioners House also features in a montage and Slip 5 in a dinner scene between Rear Admiral Prashant Kamath (Parmeet Sethi)and Cynthia (Ilene D’Cruz).
Aylesford is a picturesque village located on the banks of the River Medway complete with a Norman Church and Victorian houses. It has previously featured in Half A Sixpence (1967).