Actress Shazahn Padamsee, who is sharing screen space with Mahesh Bhatt in Siddhartha, says the filmmaker is playing the role of her father figure in the film.
Shazahn told IANS, "I'm waiting for the release of Siddhartha. It's a very beautiful story. After hearing the narration, anybody will fall in love with the film.
"My role is set in Manali and Mahesh Bhatt is playing the role of my father figure in the film. It's very interesting to work with him as an actor."
Siddhartha is being directed by debutante Mukul Misra, and Mr Bhatt will play a bald Buddhist monk in the movie.
Shazahn's character in the movie is called Nidhi.
Talking about her role, she said, "She is a practicing Buddhist who lives in Manali. She plays a guardian angel to the protagonist of the film. She is the one who gives a new life to him."