My next not a sequel to 'Welcome To Sajjanpur': Benegal

Apr 30, 2012, 13:01 IST | IANS

Film-maker Shyam Benegal, whose last film was 2008 release 'Well Done Abba!', says he is ready to roll the camera yet again for a fresh subject, but not for a sequel

"My next is not a sequel to 'Welcome To Sajjanpur'. It is in the similar lines in terms of the story. But for the sequel, I will have to repeat the same characters. This will be a fresh film," Benegal said.

A still from 'Welcome-to-Sajjanpur'. Pic/ Santa Banta

Describing the story of his film, he said it deals with the current circumstances in the country.

"I am trying to make a film on present Indian circumstances. A film that will deal with politics, economics, education, and everything that revolves our country," the 77-year-old said.

Benegal has earlier directed 'Mandi', 'Ankur', 'Bhumika', 'Antarnaad' and 'Zubeidaa' among others.

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