Veteran filmmaker Shyam Bengal's last film Welcome To Sajjanpur emerged as one of the surprise hits of 2008 garnering both critical acclaim and commercial B.O. success. Now the acclaimed filmmaker is all set to start his next film tentatively titled Abba Ka Kuan.
We spoke to Shyam Benegal to get some more facts about his latest project. "Yes, my next film is tentatively called Abba Ka Kuan. It's based on a short story called Narsaiya Ki Baawli written in 1988 by Jeelani Bano. The film stars Boman Irani, Minissha Lamba, Sammir Dattani, Ravi Kissen, Divya Dutta and Ravi Jhankal among others. Big Pictures is producing the film and we start shooting from Feb 1st", says Mr. Benegal.