The newcomer says, “When I signed the film, she did not have any idea about it. I just handed over the cheque of the signing amount.

Tanuj Virwani with his mother Rati Agnihotri

I could see the happiness in her eyes and later when director Joe Rajan and I were discussing about who should play the mother’s character we both took mom’s name at the same time. My mom is my lucky charm and I am happy she is a part of my first film,” he says.