Dharma Productions locks dates for three releases in 2013

New Delhi: Karan Johar`s Dharma Productions has blocked dates for releases of its three films `Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani`, `Gippi` and `Ungli`.

The first release will be children`s film `Gippi`. Directed by debutant Sonam Nair. It will come out April 5, and marks the production house`s first association with a female director.

Riya Vij, 13, is likely to play the lead role in `Gippi`.

It will be followed by much awaited Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone starrer `Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani`, scheduled for May 31 release.

Directed by Ayan Mukerji of `Wake Up Sid` fame, the movie is creating buzz as it brings real life ex-lovers Ranbir and Deepika together on the silver screen after 2008 movie Bachna Ae Haseeno`.

The movie also stars Kalki Koechlin.

Dharma`s third release will be Rensil D`Silva directed `Ungli`. The film, which will be released Sep 6, stars Emraan Hashmi and Randeep Hooda.