National Award-Winning Director Kaushik Ganguly’s Bollywood Debut Goes On The Floors

Renowned Bengali director Kaushik Ganguly has started the shoot of his Bollywood directorial debut from January 27, 2021. Scroll down to take a peek into his Bollywood debut project.

Jiya Chulet

January 29, 2021

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The year 2021 will be a delightful one for many moviegoers as we are just in the first month of the year and many intriguing projects have been announced already. From KGF Chapter 2’s first teaser to Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan’s first alliance, these projects are grabbing attention and now, another big news coming from the show for the moviegoers is that renowned Bengali director Kaushik Ganguly has started working on his Bollywood debut.

Interestingly, trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his social media handle and shared this big announcement on the internet. In a brief caption, Taran informed that Kaushik Ganguly’s Bollywood debut project has started rolling in Kolkata and his first major Hindi feature is titled Manohar Pandey. Interestingly, he also shared the first poster of the project, which contained the basic information of it, along with the lead actors. As per the poster, Raghubir Yadav, Saurabh Shukla and Supriya Pathak Kapur, will be seen playing the lead in the upcoming Bollywood film. Although, the poster didn’t reveal the look of any character, it includes a few iconic landmarks in Bengal. Moreover, the poster also added that the music of the film would be given by Jeet Ganguli.

As per Ganguly, Manohar Pandey has a “universal appeal” which was ideal for his Bollywood debut. He believes that it is a film that speaks the language of the middle class and lower-income groups and touches upon the stigmas and agonies associated with a pandemic that wreaked havoc in the world. He will inculcate real-life incidents and the common man’s experiences that he was privy to in the wake of COVID-19 within the film’s narrative.

Talking about the film, it will be produced by Nispal Singh and Surinder Singh under the banner of Surinder Films Pvt. Ltd. As per various media reports, the story of Manohar Pandey will revolve around an extramarital affair of a middle-aged married couple in the middle of a modern pandemic. The details regarding the release of the film are still awaited.

To get all the latest updates about the upcoming project, keep watching our space on ZEE5!

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