By: Joginder Tuteja, IndiaFM
Saturday, November 11, 2006
Anurag Basu gave a stunning Gangster exactly 6 months back and the accolades have not yet stopped coming in. One of the classiest products by Vishesh Films ever, the film helped everyone associated with it to look for greater heights in the coming years. Meanwhile Anurag Basu is giving finishing touches to his tale of urban relationships - Metro, which is a UTV production. Set for a release this February, the film boasts of a powerful starcast comprising of Shiny Ahuja, Shilpa Shetty, Kay Kay Menon, Kangana Ranaut, Irrfan Khan, Konkana Sen Sharma and Sharman Joshi.
In an exclusive conversation, Anurag Basu gives a character sketch of his lead protagonists...
Shiney Ahuja - loser
He is the loser in my film. He plays a man who tries to run but is left a lot behind in the rat race.
Shilpa Shetty and Kay Kay Menon - all house no home
They play a couple who live in this big city. They have been married for long and have all the luxuries that they could have hoped for. They have a sea facing flat and the works but then they are also saddled with hefty EMIs. They have got in a house but the question is "do they have a home?"
Kangana Ranaut - career comprises
She is a young working girl who doesn't mind using her looks and body for getting up in the ladder. In her heart she knows what is right and what's not - par woh dil ko maar ke sab kuch karti hai sirf upar pahaunchne ke liye. She has a unique love triangle with both Kay Kay and Sharman. While she uses Kay Kay in her endeavor to get what she wants, Sharman is someone who is in love with her.
Konkana Sen Sharma - virgin at 30
She is someone who has reached 30 years of her age with an entire life going into studies. She had been to college and is a graduate. Her problem? She is still a virgin and now she is going berserk in her search for a perfect man.
Irrfan Khan - you have got 'male'
His is an interesting character. Now most of us men would agree that even if we are married, we can't help gazing at a stunning female with a good bod. He is someone of the same kind though he is not married. He doesn't have a girlfriend but is now looking at getting married. He meets Konkana through a marriage portal, gets into a blind date, phir wo dono milte hain, bichadte hain aur unki story aage chalti hai!
Sharman Joshi - money minded
He is one of those young bloods for whom money is most important. As per him, ek baar paisa mil jaaye, bas life set ho jaayegi....baad ki baad mein dekhenge!
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