Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha on Thursday introduced his subsequent characteristic movie, a social drama titled Bheed with Rajkummar Rao because the lead.
The 56-year-old filmmaker, recognized for hard-hitting dramas together with Mulk, Article 15 and Thappad, stated he at all times wished to collaborate with Rao and located the right undertaking in Bheed.
“‘Bheed’ is one of those titles that the whole team jumps at the moment you propose it. To me, casting was crucial. Raj is a very intriguing actor. He is one of the very few actors who can be so successfully transparent in a story. There always was a keen desire to work with him and I am looking forward to it,” Sinha stated in a press release.
The 56-year-old director stated he’s additionally thrilled to reunite with Bhushan Kumar, who had backed his 2020 film Thappad. “I am honoured to have a solid collaborator like Bhushan on my side who is such a strong pillar and a sturdy sounding board,” he added.
Rao stated Sinha is a filmmaker with a “distinct voice” and he’s honoured to be a part of his new movie.
“I am thrilled to be working with Anubhav Sinha. It’s a matter of great honour and privilege to collaborate with a filmmaker who has such a distinct voice. Also, reuniting with Bhushan Kumar feels like coming back on home turf after the success of Ludo last year,” the 37-year-old actor stated.
As an actor, Rao stated, he has at all times gravitated in the direction of tales that set off dialog.
“Even as an entertainer, I want my work to get people thinking. This is an important subject and the character needs me to stretch myself as an artist, beyond my comfort zone. I can’t wait to start shooting and lose myself in this universe,” he added.
Kumar stated he has had a long-standing relationship with Sinha since 2001’s Tum Bin and he feels proud to work with the filmmaker as soon as once more.
“Every outing collectively is much more thrilling than the final one. Thappad is a movie I’m extremely happy with and I can’t watch for Bheed to kick off. It’s one other of Anubhav’s deeply stirring tales and I’m so proud to affix arms with him but once more on this one.
“Raj is a wonderful actor and I can’t think of anyone better to pull off a film like this,” he added.
Bheed is prone to go on flooring in November and will likely be shot throughout Lucknow.
The movie will likely be collectively produced by Kumar’s T-Series and Sinha’s Benaras Mediaworks.
Besides this movie, Sinha’s upcoming directorial enterprise Anek, starring Ayushmann Khurrana, is at present in post-production.
Rao is at present awaiting the discharge of comedy-drama Hum Do Hamare Do, co-starring Kriti Sanon, Paresh Rawal and Ratna Pathak Shah. The movie will premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on October 29.