Kiran Rao launches her own production banner

Updated: May 11, 2013, 13:59 PM IST

Mumbai:Director Kiran Rao, who started her Bollywood career over a decade ago, has launched her own production banner to support new talent and present films that are good in quality.

Under this banner -- Kiran Rao -- she would be presenting films that are important and deserve to get a wider platform for their release, a statement issued by her publicist said here today.

Kiran, 39, would produce her first film `Ship of Thesus` in July. Anand Gandhi will make his debut as director with this movie, the statement added.

When contacted the `Dhobi Ghat` helmer confirmed that the development but declined to divulge more information.

Kiran has co-produced a few Hindi films in the past along with her actor-husband Aamir Khan.

The purpose of this production company is not to let good independent cinema remain in the confines of anonymity and ensure it finds a relatively wider release.

"Kiran is very excited about her new venture. She always likes to be part of creative process, especially if the content is good," the statement added.