Maker of the popular science programme 'Turning Point',
Sanjay Tripathy, has debuted into filmmaking with his
upcoming film 'Club 60' that
delves into the lives of a bunch of people aged 60.
on his drive to make it to Bollywood, Tripathy said,
my career as a journalist. I also produced and directed
many science based
shows for BBC, National Geographic and Discovery. But
making films was
always the final destination."
60 is about four-five oldies. They are not depressed
or bored. They are not even counting their final days.
They are a group of happy-go-lucky people who are
members of Club 60.
a graduate in Physics and having created a number
of science based
shows, one expected a science fiction from Tripathy.
But the director maintains that the film is very close
to his heart as it is based on his own experience.
is based on my personal experience. I used to frequent
a club in south
Bombay. There I interacted with a bunch of fun loving,
I found out that they were plagued with a lot of troubles
in their life but
that did not deter their spirit and zeal to live life
happily," he said.
film boasts of veteran actors like Farooque Sheikh,
Shah, Tinu Anand, Raghubir Yadav and Sharat Saxena.
film, now under production, is expected to be wrapped
up in September
and to release by the end of this year.