My film on M.F. Husain not a biopic: Barkha Roy

Aug 08, 2013, 23:00 IST | IANS

Barkha Roy, sister of yestyeryear actress Reena Roy, is producing a film on M.F. Husain's journey and says that it's not a biopic

Titled "My Friend Husain", it is being directed by Bhavana Sresht. Brkah has incorporated a special song in the film as a tribute to the late artist.

"Currently I am busy recording a song, which will be a tribute to him. The film is not a biopic, it's a docu-feature where his close friends will be speaking about him," Barkha told IANS.

"The tribute song will be shot at Nizzamuddin (in Delhi) as he spent half his life at the Nizamuddin dargah. In the tribute song, you will only see people related to art world," she added.

Barkha will send the film to festivals before releasing it officially.

"We will first take the film to the festivals before releasing it. It is an one hour 20-minute film. We have shot the entire project, so it's almost ready," said Barkha who had earlir produced Bollywood films "Sanam Teri Kasam" and "Karishmaa".

Husain died in 2011. He was 95

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