Bollywood filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya is all set for his next directorial venture, which will reportedly feature Amitabh Bachchan, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani in a story about four friends. The cast also includes Parineeti Chopra in a lead role.
Now, a recent Pinkvilla report confirmed that Danny Denzongpa and Sarika are the newest additions to this ensemble.
“It’s a beautiful slice of life tale of four friends, who are aged 60 plus. Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Anupam Kher and Danny Denzongpa will be playing the character of four friends. It’s a subject close to Sooraj Barjatya’s heart and is completely different from what the filmmaker has made till date. The premise has the right blend of feel-good elements with strong rooted emotions,” said a source close to the development.
The report further added that the film goes on floors in Nepal next month with a 40-day schedule.
If we are to go by the recent reports, the film is a contemporary story and it is a different subject for Sooraj Barjatya and he is currently in Nepal for the recee.
“The overseas stint will be followed by short schedules in Mumbai and Delhi before calling it a wrap. Oonchai will be shot at the aforementioned locations over a period of five months with the makers targeting a wrap by March 2022,” the source informed Pinkvilla.
Apart from the multi-talented male leads, the film also has an interesting set of leading ladies playing pivotal roles.
“Neena Gupta, Sarika and Parineeti Chopra play the three women on board the project. They will be shooting with Sooraj ji from October in Nepal. Their character traits have been kept under wraps; however, Parineeti’s character is said to be the light of the film,” the source added.
On the other hand, Sooraj Barjatya’s son, Avnish is also gearing up for his directorial debut with a film set against the backdrop of a destination wedding. The film marks the debut of Sunny Deol’s younger son, Rajveer and is expected to take off early next year.
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