Fresh from the success of Vicky Donor, Shoojit Sircar
has jumped into his next film Jaffna produced by John
Abraham. The two had earlier teamed up for Vicky Donor
which has totally collected Rs 412.5 million.
dark political thriller, Jaffna is based on the Liberation
Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and the civil war in the
Sri Lankan city.
on the film, Sircar explained, It would not dilute
the LTTE issue. There is no point in taking up a theme
and not going all the way. It would be as self-defeating
as doing my film on sperm donation (Vicky Donor) without
any mentions of sperms or sex.
about the casting, Sircar averred, "Right now,
we have John in the film. The film will be a dark
political thriller with Abraham playing an Indian
away wild guesses that he has signed Prosenjit to
play Rajiv Gandhi in his next political thriller director,
Shoojit Sircar has scoffed at such reports. "There
is no character of Rajiv Gandhi in the film that I
am writing. We are still in the scripting stage. It
is a piece of fiction, Sircar observed.
am in talks with Prosenjit and trying to work out
on the kind of character he will essay. As of now
there are two things in my mind for Prosenjit
either a simple, normal citizen of India or that of
a police officer or someone else. But nothing is finalised
yet," he added.
director also said that his film would have all the
known political personalities from the LTTE episode
of Indian history including Prabhakaran, the LTTEs
founder. Were casting look-alikes for
all the known political personalities including Prabhakaran."
Sircar has finished directing a docu-feature campaign
titled She Can, You Can for brand Tupperware as his
he had earlier done films and ad films, this campaign
was very special to him because it was about Real
Heroes and this big idea about Woman
Empowerment and women as a catalyst for change in
society and development of nhe Nation.
Indias 'She Can, You Can is a campaign
that celebrates role models of real life heroes than
can be emulated and be an engine of change in India.