Thursday, October 04, 2007
Harman Baweja"s athletic physique and sportsman charisma got him his next movie, titled Victory, to be directed by Ajit Pal. The star cast includes Amrita Rao, playing his love interest, and Anupam Kher, his father.
“We are in the process of talking to cricketers all over the world to make this film look as authentic as possible. Unfortunately, any cricketer"s calendar year gives them only seven or eight week"s leave. Therefore, we have to rope in the cricketers according to their availability," says Ajit Pal. In addition, when IndiaFM asked him about the status of the film, he said, “the shooting is underway with a major match sequence already shot, whereas the principle shoot begins in November."
With cricket as the backdrop, the story revolves around a small town boy from Jaisalmer, who goes on to become the best cricketer in the world. The rest of the cast includes many a big name from the cricketing fraternity, like Navjot Singh Siddhu and Mohindar Amarnath and some Australian and some players of the New Zealand team.
Adlabs and Victory Motion Pictures together are co-producing this film.