It’s a year of a debuts, looks like. Just yesterday we told you that Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat’s son, Aditya Rawal will be making his Bollywood debut soon in Anurag Kashyap’s Bamfaad. And this morning, we woke up to the news of Padmini Kolhapure’s son, Priyaank Sharma’s Bollywood break.
That’s right! Mumbai Mirror reports that Padmini’s son is ready and geared-up to start shooting for his debut project which also stars the talented actor, Akshaye Khanna. The film, titled Sab Kushal Mangal, will be directed by Karan Kashyap, who has assisted assisted Shaad Ali on Bunty Aur Babli, Shimit Amin on Chak de! India and Mani Ratnam on Raavan. The situational comedy is being produced by Nitin Manmohan’s daughter, Prachi. It will be shot in Jharkhand and the shoot will begin by February end.
An elated Padmini told Mirror, “I’m excited. The atmosphere at home has always been non-filmi, there was no pressure on Priyaank to become an actor or a filmmaker. The choice is his.”
An elated Padmini also shared how during his school days, Priyaank was appreciated by his teachers for his skills in drama, “He’s an avid movie buff and has done a oneyear acting course from The Lee Strasberg Institute in New York.”
Meanwhile, producer of the film, Prachi knows Priyaank from their studying days. In fact, she instantly recognized him when her casting director sent her Priyaank’s picture, “We had studied in the same school and in fact were in the same class,” she smiled, adding that since he suits the role perfectly, she was keen to cast him. “I spoke to dad, who is close to Tutu uncle (Pradeep), and Padmini ma’am. He told me that if I wanted Priyaank, I should go about it professionally. So, then, I went with my team to their house and gave him and his parents a narration. They laughed and laughed and immediately gave a nod to the film.”
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