Sam Bahadur director Meghna Gulzar to team up with Sidharth Malhotra for next film based on true story
If the reports are to be believed, Sidharth has given the go-ahead to Meghna's next film which is based on a horrifying true story.
Meghna Gulzar And Sidharth Malhotra
After Sam Bahadur, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar has decided to collaborate with Sidharth Malhotra for her next film. If the reports are to be believed, Sidharth has given the go-ahead to a script which is based on a horrifying true story. The makers will start shooting for the film by mid-2024.
“Sid and Meghna Gulzar have been discussing a probable collaboration for a while now and they have finally zeroed in on a subject whose narrative will take the nation by shock. It’s set against the backdrop of a horrifying true story and the idea is to portray it with utmost sensitivity for the big screen. The film will go on floors by Mid-2024, “ a source told Pinkvilla.
The source added, “Meghna Gulzar had done all her research on this subject through the last few years and got the source material in place for the subject. She was deeply moved by all that happened and Sid resonated with her emotions on reading the script. Both stakeholders are looking forward to teaming up on this special project.”
Meghna’s latest release Sam Bahadur traces the life of Filed Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Vicky Kaushal played the titular role, while Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra featured as Indira Gandhi and Sillo Manekshaw. The film mostly received positive reviews from both the critics and the audience. The film has surpassed Rs 50 crore at the box office in its first week. The film was released on December 1, alongside Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s Animal featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead role.
Meanwhile, Sidharth was last seen in the web film Mission Majnu alongside Rashmika Mandanna which received average reviews. Up next, he will be seen in Karan Johar’s production venture Yodha alongside Disha Patani and Raashi Khanna. He also has Rohit Shetty’s cop series Indian Police Force in the pipeline.