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‘RunningShaadi.com’ producer Shoojit Sircar: I have eloped myself, helped friends with it

Shoojit Sircar

Bollywood movies basically cope with the notion of an ideal marriage and fortunately-ever-afters, and Shoojit Sircar’s lengthy-in-the-making manufacturing enterprise, RunningShaadi.com, is all that and but completely different. The movie will see ‘Pink’ woman Taapsee Pannu and Amit Sadh serving to lovers elope and get married. For Shoojit, making the movie was like revisiting previous reminiscences.

The filmmaker tells hitlist, “It [the coincidence] is humorous, however I did elope to get married. It was with assist from pals that I might take such a giant step. I will not go into the small print, however by God’s grace, every part is okay at present (laughs).”

Amit Sadh and Taapsee Pannu star in the film
Amit Sadh and Taapsee Pannu star within the movie

What’s extra, Shoojit even helped just a few of pals run away from house and get hitched. He reveals that the casting director of RunningShaadi.com additionally took the identical path to tie the knot together with his girlfriend. “Jogi hid within the terrace of my workplace constructing (in Juhu) for nearly a day,” he laughs and provides, “Then there was one other buddy who I helped get married in filmi fashion. I picked up the boy and the woman from their respective homes, drove them to the railway station and nobody may find them for greater than a month. I had turn into the man my buddies’ mother and father would warn them about.”

No dialogue with Shoojit is full with out the phrase ‘soccer’ being talked about no less than as soon as. The filmmaker has usually toyed with the thought of constructing a sports activities-primarily based movie, however nothing has materalised thus far. “I’d like to make a movie on soccer, however I’m but to work on it,” the filmmaker says after which rapidly provides, “I as soon as received shut to creating a sports activities movie — a biopic on Mary Kom. I used to be engaged on the script, however dropped the concept once I heard another person was making it. Nonetheless, I nonetheless need to make a movie on Mary Kom. That can occur some day.”

At the moment busy with a biopic on revolutionary Udham Singh, Shoojit says he’s nonetheless looking for an actor to play the lead character. “We’ve got, nonetheless, already began taking pictures and labored on some particular results, too. The movie will launch this September,” he says. Shoojit can also be penning a love story together with Piku author Juhi Chaturvedi.

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