For the first time Vidya Balan and Scam 1992 fame actor Pratik Gandhi will be working together for an upcoming film. The title of the film is now revealed and it is Lovers.
The film will be directed by debutant Shirsha Guha Thakurta, and will go on floors this year. Currently makers are finalising the shoot dates. The film is expected to be shot in Mumbai and Coonoor in Tamil Nadu.
Reportedly, the film is a realistic piece of drama, it is also about patriarchal norms. Pratik who is the fame of super successful web series Scam 1992, will work now as in romantic role paired opposite Vidya Balan. Two couples will be playing the leading role according to the movie requirements. Here, Vidya and Pratik will be playing one of the couples, and the casting directors are yet to finalise the actors to play the other couple simultaneously.
Filmmaker Shirsha Guha Thakurta had assisted Ram Gopal Varma previously on his movies like Rann, Phoonk and Contract .
Currently Vidya Balan is busy In shooting for her upcoming movie ‘Jalsa’ with Shefali Shah. The movie is directed by Suresh Triveni. On the other hand, Pratik Gandhi is gearing up for the release of his debutant film ‘Bhavai’ which is all set to hit the theatres in October.