Billed As An Action Thriller, The Film Will Depict The Holey Artisan Cafe Attack That Shook Bangladesh

Hansal Mehta’s subsequent movie is titled “Faraaz” and relies on the 2016 Bangladesh terror assault, the makers introduced on Wednesday.

Billed as an motion thriller, the movie will depict the Holey Artisan cafe assault that shook Bangladesh.

It is backed by filmmaker Anubhav Sinha and producer Bhushan Kumar.

Mehta, who final helmed the acclaimed internet sequence “Scam 1992- The Harshad Mehta Story” and sports activities drama function “Chhalaang”, mentioned he’s thrilled that Sinha and Kumar have fulfilled his three-year-long dream of creating this movie.

“‘Faraaz’ is a narrative of deep humanity and its final triumph within the face of violent adversity. While it’s based mostly on true occasions, additionally it is a deeply private story that I’ve held near my coronary heart for almost 3 years.

“I’m glad Anubhav and Bhushanji are backing this story and enabling me to make this thrilling drama exactly the way I envisaged. It is exciting to collaborate with such diverse young talent on this labour of love. I can’t wait for the world to see this film,” Mehta mentioned in a press release.

The movie will mark late actor Shashi Kapoor’s grandson, Zahaan Kapoor’s debut and also will function Aditya Rawal, son of actors Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat, who made his performing debut final 12 months with the ZEE5 movie “Bamfaad”.

The movie isn’t solely a narrative of terror and loss but additionally of hope and religion, mentioned Sinha.

“‘Faraaz’ is a human story based on one of the darkest days in modern history. It is a film that is close to our hearts. From launching new actors to getting the gaze of the film right, we have done our best to imbue this story with ingenuity while keeping it suspenseful and thrilling. It’s a film that will give the audience a deeply intimate look into what happened that night,” he added.

As per the official synopsis, “Faraaz” will chronicle the occasions that came about on the evening of July 1, 2016, in Dhaka the place 5 younger militants ravaged the upscale cafe and held over 50 folks as hostages for almost 12 dreadful hours.

Kumar mentioned the intention of this movie has been to remain true to the real-life occasion.

“When one is making a film like ‘Faraaz’, the first mainstream film made on this horrific attack, from ensuring that we are authentic to the event to getting the right mix of talent, our endeavour is to truly do justice to the subject and elevate the material to a satiating and thrilling cinematic experience,” he mentioned.

Mehta started capturing for the upcoming action-thriller in June this 12 months.

The movie is collectively produced by Sinha’s Benaras Mediaworks, T-Series together with Mahana Films’ Sahil Saigal, Sakshi Bhatt and Mazahir Mandasaurwala.


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