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Waiting: The Sad-Happy Story of How Naseeruddin, Kalki Became Friends

Shiv and Tara, the characters played by Mr Shah and Kalki, are strangers united by grief. Their respective spouses are unresponsive in hospital and the older Shiv helps the younger Tara cope with loss

  | April 22, 2016 20:02 IST (New Delhi)
Waiting

A still from the trailer of Waiting.

Highlights

  • Kalki and Mr Shah play the roles of Tara and Shiv in Waiting
  • The generation gap is wonderfully shown in a conversation between them
  • Directed by Anu Menon, Waiting releases on May 27
"What is Twitter?," asks Naseeruddin Shah of Kalki Koechlin in the trailer of new film Waiting. It sums up the unlikeliness of their friendship, which begins in that most tragic of locations - the waiting room of a hospital.
Shiv and Tara, the characters played by Mr Shah and Kalki, are strangers united by grief. Their respective spouses are unresponsive in hospital and the older Shiv helps the younger Tara cope with loss. "Khana, sona, nahana nahi rukni chahiye..yeh ruk gaya..toh saab kuch ruk gaya samjho," is his advice.
Directed by Anu Menon, Waiting co-stars Suhasini Maniratnam, Rajat Kapoor and Arjun Mathur. It releases on May 27.
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