Actors Sushant Singh Rajput
and Bhumi Pednekar's next film, tentatively titled Sone Chidaiya
, will go on floors from January next year. The film reportedly revolves around the Chambal dacoits and is set in the 1970s. "We are having script reading sessions for the whole team. Preparation is on in full swing. The film is high on emotions and drama. There is a love story as well. We will start shoot from January 10, 2018," a source told BollywoodLife
. Sone Chidaiya
will be directed by Abhishek Chaubey, known for making films like Ishqiya
and Udta Punjab
. The film marks Sushant and Bhumi's first collaboration. "I am very excited to play this character. It is a challenging script and film," she earlier told news agency IANS.
"Like Sushant, Bhumi too plays a dacoit. She plays his love interest and gave the nod a month ago. The film will be shot in the Chambal ravines and will roll early next year. Abhishek and his team has already begun scouting for locations," Mumbai Mirror
earlier quoted a source as saying.
Of co-starring with Sushant, Bhumi, who was lasts seen in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan
, said, "He is the main lead in the film and he is such a phenomenal actor. So, I am really excited to see how everything unfolds." Bhumi's Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, headlined by Akshay Kumar, was a blockbuster
at the box office.
Meanwhile, Sushant Singh Rajput is currently filming Kedarnath
, opposite Sara Ali Khan. He also has Chanda Mama Door Ke
in the pipeline. Raabta
, co-starring Kriti Sanon, was his last release.
(With IANS inputs)