Piquing the interest of fans after talking of his 519th film recently, veteran actor Anupam Kher disclosed the details of the project that also co-stars Neena Gupta in the lead role. Taking to his Instagram handle, Anupam unveiled the first look poster of his upcoming film ‘Shiv Shastri Balboa’ directed by Ajayan Venugopalan.
The actor who is currently in New Jersey, revealed that the movie will be “a fascinating tale of survival of an Indian in a small town in America”. In the poster, Anupam is dressed in a white vest and blue jeans. He accessorised the look with two beaded necklaces and a watch. He can be seen sitting with a serious expression on his face.
The second photo also features Neena Gupta who is dressed in a ruby coloured top and is wearing a multi-layered pearl necklace. Neena and Anupam can be seen with a tinge of smile on their face.
While sharing the photo, he wrote, “”Presenting the first look of my new film#ShivShastriBalboa. A fascinating tale of survival of an Indian in a small town in America!! Delighted to be working with the gorgeous and brilliant @neena_gupta and a very interesting and talented international cast and crew!! More details and surprises to follow!”
Neena Gupta also posted on her Instagram account with the caption, “Very excited to be working with @anupampkher after so many years, on our new film#ShivShastriBalboa #RockyBalboa #519thFilm#AnIndianInAmerica #Humour#Drama #family.”
Director Ajayan Venugopalan is an Indian screenwriter, and film director who has written and directed the acclaimed Malayalam television sitcom ‘Akkara Kazhchakal’. This popular TV series was followed by a movie of the same name.
Anupam Kher, who was last seen in ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ has several other projects in the pipeline including ‘The Last Show’, ‘Mungilal Rocks’, and ‘The Kashmir Files’.
Neena Gupta was recently seen in ‘Sardar ka Grandson’. She will be next seen in the crime thriller ‘Dial 100’ co-starring Manoj Bajpayee and Sakshi Tanwar. She also has ’83’, ‘Gwalior’, and ‘Goodbye’ in her kitty.
(With agency inputs)