Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali (SLB) is all set to roll out with his next production which will launching casting director Mukesh Chhabra as director and Vinod Khanna’s third son Sakshi Khanna as an actor.
“I am very honestly trying my best at my first attempt of directing a film. After doing casting for so many years and interacting with so many artistes and directors, I always had this thing of direction at the back of my mind. Sanjay Leela Bhansali gave me this chance by producing this film and i am putting my heart and soul in directing this film,” said Chhabra in an interview.
The project is in a very nascent stage and Chhabra was very tight-lipped about it but he revealed it would be a love story. “It would definitely be a love story and I am writing and working on many stories at present. Vinod Khanna’s son Sakshi Khanna will be launched with this film.”
About the other starcast of the film, he said: “As far as this script is shaping up, according to me, it can have many good actors whom you all think should be there… Nawaz (uddin Siddiqui), Manoj, Anil Kapoor, Mr. (Amitabh) Bachchan along with lot of new faces.”
Despite directing for SLB production, Chhabra says he will not let go of his original profession. “I am a casting director and will continue to remain the same in future because a father cannot leave his children and casting is my baby.”
-Indo-Asian News Service