What is the movie about?
It's a love story of an old couple who take on the system and stand up for what they believe.
Is the audience ready for such a film?The movie business is youth-oriented now.
The success of Baghban is an eye-opener. It shows that people accept different kinds of films now.
Will Amitabh Bachchan be seen very differently in this film?
Ever since I worked with him on Kaante, I've been writing a script with him in mind. He will have a very different image, one that we've never seen.
Sharmila is acting in a Hindi movie after years. How did you manage to cast her?
I just narrated the script and she agreed.
How was your experience working with Amitabh and Sharmila?
I've never seen such professionalism.
Several real-life heroes/heroines like Medha Patkar were seen at the mahurat.
I wanted to use the platform to tell them how much we appreciate their work. Besides, my protagonist in the film also battles the system.
What about the budget?