New Delhi, June 19 -- Starting slow after a long hiatus from Hindi film production, Sony Pictures International Productions is looking at ramping up its local movie slate through collaborations with four filmmakers for the year 2020.

The studio has announced projects with directors Umesh Shukla, Sabbir Khan, Sajid Samji and Sashi Kiran Tikka, the genres ranging from an action entertainer to a biopic thriller, all of which are slated to begin production between now and end of this year.

"We are excited to work with such talented directors from our industry, who share a common vision like us at Sony Pictures as we seek to become a content-led studio. With Umesh, Sabbir, Sajid and Sashi working on four very different subjects, we can't wai...