Manish Malhotra took to his social media handle to share a picture of Zeenat Aman, Shabana Azmi, and Abhay Deol posing together. They will be working together in the film Bun Tikki
Abhay Deol, Shabana Azmi and Zeenat Aman
Fashion Designer Manish Malhotra is actively working on films under his newly announced production house. He has now revealed that the shooting of his film, 'Bun Tikki', will begin this month. The film will mark the comeback of Zeenat Aman on the big screen. It will also star Shabana Azmi and Abhay Deol in the lead. Manish shared a picture of the three actors along with a note in which he shared the details of the project.
Sharing the picture, Manish wrote, “The Great @azmishabana18 and @thezeenataman both I have been a huge fan of .. from their movies to their songs to their clothes. They are so different from each other and both have memorable movies and cinema moments that we all love. It’s gives me so much happiness that they are coming together after decades for our second production being made by our passionate and intimate @stage5production for a film called #BunTikki a sensitive film written and directed by @farazarifansari and starring with them is the Uber talented @abhaydeol.. shooting starts this month and we are all so excited about this unique film .. Cast, crew all of us.. @stage5production and @officialjiostudios.”
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Fans took to the comment section praising the star cast. "Dream team," wrote a user. Another expressed excitement for the film saying, "Cannot wait for this one".
The film is directed by Faraz Arif Ansari and also stars actor Abhay Deol, Jyoti Deshpande, Dinesh Malhotra, and Marijke Desouza will produce the film under the umbrella of Manish Malhotra’s Stage 5 Productions.
Manish had earlier shared the poster of the film which was actually a painting of a child playing with his father. Reacting to the poster, Faraz Ansari had revealed in the comments section, "MM, thank you for being the SUPERSTAR PRODUCER!. I requested a superstar for Bun Tikki in 2021. The universe rewarded me with four of them in 2023: Abhay Deol, Zeenat Aman, Shabana Azmi, and you! Thank you for being my mentor and the Best mentor ever."
Talking to Film Companion about his upcoming films, Manish had said, "There are three films lined up. It has been two-and-half years of single minded journey and I am really grateful that Jio Studios was really been supportive when I told about my plans. Tisca Chopra is directing one film, Faraz Ansari who made 'Sheer Korma' is directing a film called 'Bun Tikki' and Vibhoo Poori who directed Taj will be making a film. Actors like Vijay Varma, Radhika Apte, Divyendhu, Abhay Deol, Shabana Azmi, Zeenat Aman are working for my production".