Mumbai, Sep 7 (CINEWS) : Om Puri, who is at present taping Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’s House’ in Jodhpur, will be taking off to Bradford next, to shoot a British show, ‘Lies We Tell’, in which he plays a Haji.Directed by Santosh Sivan, the film takes after a dead businessperson’s British Pakistani special lady, who alongside her trusted driver, sets out on a mission to spare her 16 year-old sister from a constrained marriage to their criminal cousin.
“The film is set in London and I play a Pakistani man, who has effectively come back from a Hajj in Mecca,” says Om, conceding that he’s been overflowed with universal offers since his part Lasse Hanstrom’s The Hundred-Foot Journey. He will likewise commence a yet-untitled American film one year from now. It will be shot in Cincinnati and he’s energized since he has never recorded in Ohio. “I have likewise marked a Canadian generation which will come in Montreal in November. I will be shooting for 10-20 days for every film,” he says.
The 64 year-old performer was most recently seen as a Maulana in Salman Khan’s ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ and has one other film, ‘Sanat Par Haazir Ho’, a parody on the legal framework holding up in the wings. “It’s roused by a genuine story, however with no cash for advancement, the film may not see the light of day,” he moans.
The main Hindi film on his platter right now is Gandhigiri in which he plays an advanced Mahatma Gandhi. “The film is set in today’s times. I play a NRI who returns to India and chooses to submit to Gandhi’s principals. I’ll be wearing khadi and lecturing yet I won’t go bare,” he affirms.
Coordinated by Sanoj Mishra, the film has been shot in Lucknow and Mumbai. “There is standing out scene left to be canned. It’s the point at which a current Gandhi meets Baba Ramdev.And we are shooting with the genuine Baba one month from now.” he uncovers.
Despite the fact that the quantity of Hindi movies have dwindled, Marathi producers have been putting forth him fascinating scripts. “He as of late consented to play a North Indian legislator Pitambar Kale’s Marathi film. I like the thought of working with more youthful ability and incredible thoughts,” he closes down.