The news of Vidya Balan teaming up with Pratik Gandhi for ad filmmaker and debutant director Shirsha Guha Thakurta’s film has been doing the rounds for a while. Now mid-day.com has learnt the working title of the film is ‘Lovers’ and the film is all set to go on floors soon.
A source from the project says, “While the dates are still being finalized, the film that challenges patriarchal norms will be shot extensively in Mumbai and Coonoor-the beautiful hill station in Tamil Nadu.”
Pratik who rose to fame with the web series Scam 1992, based on the Harshad Mehta scam, has also signed films like Bhavai (earlier titled Raavan Leela), Atithi Bhooto Bhava and Dedh Bheega Zameen. Vidya is currently working on her ‘Tumhari Sulu’ director Suresh Triveni’s ‘Jalsa.’