Sudhanshu Rai’s next feature film to be a sci-fi thriller

Rai will be seen sharing the screen space with Sourabh Raaj Jain and Hiten Tejwani.

Mumbai: Sudhanshu Rai and Puneet Sharma have once again joined hands to bring a never-seen-before storyline starring some popular faces from Indian cinema in pivotal roles.

To be directed by Sharma, the film is expected to be a sci-fi thriller, wherein storyteller-actor Sudhanshu Rai will be seen sharing the screen space with Sourabh Raaj Jain, who shot to fame with an unforgettable portrayal of Lord Krishna in the latest edition of the TV show Mahabharat. He is also known for his notable roles in Chandragupta Maurya, Uttaran, and Patiala Babes. Recently appreciated for his role in Jogi and a lot more to his credit, Hiten Tejwani will also be playing a pivotal character in the said film.

"The most crucial part of our intensive pre-production exercise was to onboard actors who can bring the characters alive and do justice with the script, for the plot of the film thrives strongly on powerful portrayals that weave an off-the-wall story. The movie would undoubtedly be groundbreaking when it comes to contemporary genres of filmmaking," said Sharma, adding that Rai’s character defines the underlining context of the story while Jain would be seen as a fascinating larger-than-life character bound to leave a lasting impression on the audience.

The cast also includes Shobhit Sujay and Manisha Sharma, who have earlier portrayed intriguing characters in previous Saints Art Originals. Announcing that the shooting will commence from 27 January near Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh, the director further said that the shoot schedule too had been finalised after much due diligence and deliberation, pointing out that the weather in the region during this period would complement the storyline of the film.

Sourabh Raaj Jain took to Instagram to share the news with his fans. Posting a picture from the script reading session, the actor said that the New Year 2023 has begun on a ‘good note,’ adding that something interesting is cooking with unique ingredients. His Instagram post read, "New year has started on a good note, something is cooking…..something interesting with unique ingredients……"

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