Press Trust of India
February 05, 2013 13:27 IST
The director reveals that he is working on a drama film with music in the background
Director Sameer Sharma of Luv Shuv
Tey Chicken Khurana fame is all set to make a musical and
megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar are in his
wishlist for lead roles.
Currently, the film titled as Jugalbandi is in
"I am working on the script. It is a drama film with music
in the background. There will be lot of music, different
ragas, jazz...it will be musical jugalbandi between East and
West," Sharma told PTI.
"It is a drama between two men. It is a relationship
between two men. It will be a two-hero film. Also, there will
be a love story in it," he said.
"Its my wish to cast Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar
for the film. As I feel both have great sense of music.
According to me both are perfect for the film. Once I am done
with the scripting process, I would definitely go and approach
them. Its a dream cast," he said.
Sameer Sharma has grown up in a music environment which was one
of the prime reasons, he was inspired to make a film on this
"I come from the family of music.. legendary singer
Mukesh is my grandfather. I always wanted to do a film on
music. I was working on this film along with Luv Shuv Tey
Chicken Khurana," he said.
Sameer Sharma hopes to finish the scripting process in a month's time and is likely to begin work this year itself. If all goes well, this will be Sameer Sharma's second film as a director.
He made his debut last year with Anurag Kashyap's film starring Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi in lead roles. The film
did average business at the box office.