Filmmaker Prakash Jha is once again turning to acting as he bags an important role in forthcoming sports biopic Saand Ki Aankh also starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar in lead roles.
The makers of the film confirmed the news on social media. The official handle of Reliance entertainment tweeted, “The #SaandKiAankh team just got more! Welcome aboard, @prakashjha27! @bhumipednekar @taapsee @tushar1307 @anuragkashyap72 @realshooterdadi @shooterdadi @nidhiparmar”
Saand Ki Aankh is based on India’s oldest sharpshooters, octogenarians Chandro and Prakashi Tomar. The duo is popularly known as the ‘revolver dadi’ or ‘shooter dadi’ of Johri, Uttar Pradesh. Bhumi is playing the role of Chandro Tomar, while Taapsee is in the role of Prakashi Tomar.
Prakash Jha also shared the news and some stills on his timeline. He wrote, “Shooter ke do aage shooter…Shooter ke do peeche shooter.. Aage shooter peeche shooter…Bolo kitne Shooter!! With the @shooterdadi @realshooterdadi and the shooter womenias in Johri… @anuragkashyap72 @taapsee @bhumipednekar @tushar1307”
Saand Ki Aankh is being directed by Tushar Hiranandani, marking his debut. The film is currently being shot in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. It is jointly produced by Reliance Entertainment, Anurag Kashyap and Nidhi Parmar.
By News Helpline