Printed: July 26, 2020 3:20:15 pm
Director Abhishek Sharma says his upcoming movie Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari is a social satire that offers with the society”s obsession with astrology within the match-making course of for marriages.
The film, which went on flooring earlier this yr, options Manoj Bajpayee, Diljit Dosanjh and Fatima Sana Shaikh within the lead.
“The movie is ready within the 90s. We’ve Manoj sir enjoying a marriage detective, who does a background verify of grooms, which was a norm throughout these occasions. There was a time when there was no cell phone or social media and folks needed to take care of every part bodily.
“It is vitally a lot within the vein of movies made by Hrishkesh Mukherjee and Basu Chatterjee. It’s a clear family-comedy. It’s a humorous movie however not a slapstick. It’s a social satire,” Sharma instructed PTI.
Just like the filmmaker’s earlier satirical comedy Tere Bin Laden, the brand new movie’s title was additionally derived utilizing the wordplay method.
“It factors in the direction of the rashi (zodiac signal), kundali (horoscope), that we speak about extra throughout marriage ceremony. On the similar time, it’s concerning the cat and mouse between Suraj, which is performed by Diljit and Mangal, essayed by Manoj sir.”
The movie solid additionally contains seasoned artistes like Annu Kapoor, Manoj Pahwa, Seema Pahwa, Vijay Raaz and Supriya Pilgaonkar.
“I’ve a superb ensemble solid who’re nice actors. All of them are so nice at comedy. I needed to do little or no factor by way of directions, I targeted on my imaginative and prescient. We had a good time engaged on it,” Sharma stated.
The director added that he desires the movie to have a correct theatrical launch.
“The taking pictures is accomplished and post-production work is on. The movie needs to be prepared in a month or a month-and-half. We had not selected the date however we had considered releasing it by the top of this yr.
“The movie has nice music and loads of comedy. It’s one thing that works finest within the theatres. I’ve proven the fabric to ZEE Studios and so they have liked it. Personally, I really feel it’s a theatrical expertise. When theatres open, we will present it to everybody,” he stated.
Submit Suraj Pe Mangal Bhari, Sharma plans to begin work on his subsequent movie with John Abraham. The 2 had collaborated earlier for 2018 movie Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran.
“We’ve been engaged on the movie for the longest time. We don’t know once we will begin the shoot as a result of we don’t know the schedule primarily attributable to COVID-19. It’s a enjoyable movie however it isn’t a comedy,” Sharma stated.
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