Famous producer Anurag Kashyap’s come up with his next film Saand Ki Aankh is based on the story of Chandro Tomar and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar, who took up sharpshooting in their fifties. Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar will take up the leading role of Chandro and Prakashi in this movie.
The Reliance Entertainment film will mark writer Tushar Hiranandani’s debut as a director. It will also be jointly produced by Anurag Kashyap and Nidhi Parmar.
“This was a story that deserves to be told and we at Reliance Entertainment, are excited to see this manifest on the big screen,” Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO, Reliance Entertainment, said in a statement. Taapsee on Saturday took to Twitter, where she shared a photograph of herself along with Bhumi, Chandro and Prakashi.ALso read(https://universalmediapro.com/2019/02/09/ranveer-singh-and-alia-bhatt-along-with-zoya-akhtar-attend-gully-boy-premiere-at-berlin-film-festivalgermany/)
Taapsee and Bhumi will be seen playing the role of Chandro Tomar, 87 and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar (82), who began sharpshooting in their fifties.
Taapsee Pannu shared a picture of herself along with Chandro and Prakashi Tomar, her-co-star Bhumi on her Instagram profile and wrote: “Yo raha title, kyunki maney na dikhti chidiya ki aankh, maney toh saand ki aankh dikhe hai.” The 31-year-old actress added, “Proud to be a part of this journey which will bring to you the story of these women who fought all odds to change destiny.”
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यो रेहा टाईटल! क्यूँकि माने ना दिखती चिड़िया कि आँख, माने तो साँड की आँख दिखे है ! Proud to be a part of this journey which will bring to you the story of these women who fought all odds to change destiny ! #SaandKiAankh @tusharhiranandani @anuragkashyap10 @reliance.entertainment #NidhiParmar
Bhumi Pednekar also shared a post on her Instagram profile and she wrote: “Old is gold and this is certainly gold! Excited to begin the shooting of this groundbreaking real story of world’s oldest sharpshooters.”
The star cast, Hiranandani, said: “Both Bhumi and Taapsee have put their heart and soul into the characters right from the initial prep to the training and their looks. The film is the perfect platform for them to reach their true potential as powerhouse performers.” Anurag asserted that “content is king”. “We believe Saand Ki Aankh will truly stand out,” he added. It is set in the hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh.
Meanwhile Anurag Kashyap got the success of Manmarziyaan (2018).