Bheed, which marks Anubhav Sinha’s reunion with Bhushan Kumar after the monumental success of Thappad, was introduced final week and stars Rajkummar Rao within the lead. Now, the director has introduced that the main woman within the movie can be none apart from Bhumi Pednekar. Rao and Pednekar may even be seen within the a lot awaited Badhaai Do subsequent 12 months, for which the duo have already completed taking pictures.
Talking concerning the collaboration, Anubhav Sinha mentioned, “Bhumi was the perfect choice for a film of this nature. She is an assured actress and a woman with a mind of her own. That’s the quality this character needs to have. I couldn’t have asked for a better cast. These are performers who not only shine every time they are on screen; they elevate the written word to create magic on screen. I am blessed to have the team I am working with. I couldn’t have asked for a better collaborator than Bhushan Kumar who is immensely supportive at every step along the way. He is the kind of visionary who believes in the diversity of cinema and choose to tell stories that are gutsy and off the beaten path.”
Much like Thappad, Mulk and Article 15, Sinha brings to the fore an on a regular basis topic that wants a dialogue with Bheed. The socio-political drama can be shot throughout Lucknow, the place Sinha lately performed an elaborate recce. The movie is anticipated to go on flooring in November because the unit continues their intensive pre-production for the following few weeks.
Bhumi additionally shared her pleasure for the movie and added, “Being part of an Anubhav Sinha film is a matter of great honour and privilege. He shares my value system in believing that movies have the power to shift mindsets. As artists, the responsibility of telling such stories lies with us. Same goes for Bhushan Kumar who allows his writers, directors and actors to be gutsy, giving them the confidence like being the inspired producer he is. This is a crackling subject and I can’t wait to get on to the journey of this film.”
Bheed is collectively produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Anubhav Sinha’s Benaras Mediaworks.