Mumbai: All eyes are on Saand Ki Aankh ever since the makers announced the title of the Taapsee Pannu & Bhumi Pednekar starrer based on the world's oldest sharpshooters - Chandro & Prakashi Tomar!
The drama that marks the directorial debut of acclaimed scriptwriter Tushar Hiranandani , is set in the hinterlands of UP and recently went on floors in Meerut.
Joining the starcast is multi-National award winning director-actor Prakash Jha , who came on board immediately after reading the script.
Says producer Anurag Kashyap, "I have been a Prakash Jha fan since Damul and his Parineeti being my favourite film. I was surprised by his performance in Jai gangajal and then the short film he acted in. I think he is perfect for this role - for Prakash Jha".
Adds director Tushar Hiranandani, "We are so excited to have someone as supremely talented as Prakash Jha join the starcast of the film. This role was tailor-made for him and we could only envision him for this character".
Adds Nidhi Parmar ,”When this character was written I could only picture Prakash sir because of his authoritative and respectful presence which inspires awe along with the benefit of his acting chops!
Says Prakash Jha, - “The enthusiasm the whole team had for me rubbed off on me along with a great part .. looking forward to the shoot”.
Reliance Entertainment presents Saand Ki Aankh produced by Reliance Entertainment, Anurag Kashyap, Nidhi Parmar (Chalk n Cheese Films).