Recently, there was news that Anubhav Sinha is producing a new anthology movie along with other directors – Sudhir Mishra, Hansal Mehta and Subhash Kapoor and for his short film he was roping in Rajkummar Rao with whom he recently wrapped up the shoot for ‘Bheed’.
Now it seems like one of the short films in the anthology has already been wrapped by the actor-director duo of Taapsee Pannu and Sudhir Mishra.
The cast and crew had a one shot start to finish schedule for the movie since March and they have reportedly completed the shoot for their film.
The anthology movie in question will showcase four different short movies set against the backdrop of the pandemic that gripped the whole world in the last two years. The central idea of the stories is to showcase compassion and love in the time of a viral pandemic.
Sudhir Mishra’s short was the first one to go on the floors. His story is said to be spanning across two generations and it stars Taapsee Pannu and Parambrata Chatterjee.
The movie has been produced by Anubhav Sinha’s Benaras MediaWorks along with Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series.
This movie is highly anticipated given the talent pool involved. The first movie production was set in the city of Lucknow, India.
Pannu reunites with Anubhav Sinha 2 years after her acclaimed performance in ‘Thappad’ and she was singing praises of Sinha as well as her director Sudhir Mishra. She said, “It was a wonderful experience shooting this beautiful movie. We had a ball of time, creating memories of a lifetime. Filmmakers like Sudhir Mishra and Anubhav Sinha are institutions who enhance your craft and for me, every day was dedicated to learning and evolving as an artiste.”
Sudhir Mishra too spoke highly about his female lead in the short film and said, “From the first draft, I knew I wanted Taapsee to do the film. We had such a great time working on the film. Together we have made a film with all our heart and we hope it connects with the world.”
Anubhav Sinha who is producing the whole film, which will comprise of short movies spoke about Sudhir Mishra’s story and said it was a “nuanced tale peppered with love. Taapsee and Sudhir along with the team have made a movie I am so proud to associate with. It’s a beautiful film that is heart-warming and moving.”