Every film has its destiny. While during the making of some, everything immediately falls in place, for some films, it takes a little reshuffling to get going. As was the case with Manmarziyaan. The film is essentially a love story but quite an interesting one at that. What else would explain two biggies like Aanand L Rai and Anurag Kashyap collaborating on it.
Speculations about the cast of the film have been rife since quite a while now. Earlier, Ayushmann Khurranna and Bhumi Pednekar were supposed to be a part of the film that was to be directed by Sameer Sharma. However, soon Anurag came on board as the director and the cast changed too. Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal were zeroed in on. And the grapevine was abuzz that the other male lead would be South heartthrob Dulquer Salmaan. However, it was Abhishek Bachchan who finally made the cut to be a part of this seemingly novel love story. And the good news is that the film is all set to roll. The makers announced the same on Twitter today and we can hardly contain our excitement for the same. Check out the tweet right here…
Excited to announce our next release – ‘Manmarziyaan’.
Stay tuned for more updates 😀 @juniorbachchan @vickykaushal09 @taapsee @anuragkashyap79 @aanandlrai @FuhSePhantom @ErosNow #Manmarziyaan pic.twitter.com/DzCPBTP1Zm
— Colour Yellow (@cypplOfficial) January 20, 2018
Aanand L Rai’s collaboration with Anurag Kashyap has reportedly surprised everyone, especially since Anurag is known for his noir movies. But in one of his interviews, Anand L Rai defended the director when he said, “Just because he’s made a Gangs of Wasseypur doesn’t mean he doesn’t understand love. I gave him a narration, he loved the script but was busy with Mukkabaaz. I told him we would do both together. He could make my film after finishing his. This way I’d get satisfaction and he, lots of affection.” While we don’t know the release date of the film yet, we sure do hope it is sooner rather than later.