Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana have come together for the first time to tickle our funny bone in a quirky comedy titled Gulabo Sitabo, which is set in Lucknow.
Yes, you heard it right! After absolutely dominating the family and satire genre with cinematic gems such as Vicky Donor and Piku, the inimitable Shoojit Sircar has rounded up the perfect dream team for his family comedy Gulabo Sitabo will be releasing this year end.
Written by the award-winning Juhi Chaturvedi (Vicky Donor, Piku and October), Gulabo Sitabo will release this November 2019 and is being produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar.
Speaking on getting together India's masterful thespian and the maverick young star together onscreen, director Shoojit Sircar says, "I and Juhi have been working on this script for quite some time. and as we all know when Juhi comes up with a story it has her trademark quirk in it. As soon as I read it I was extremely excited and shared it with Ronnie, my dear friend and Producer and to both Mr. Bachchan and Ayushmann at the same time. I thought it would take some time to develop and proceed but everyone including the duo were so enthusiastic to do this script, that they figured their dates and here we are, planning to release it this year! After Piku and Vicky Donor I had been wanting to work with Mr. Bachchan and Ayushmann on an equally quirky script so this fell perfectly in place."
As far as the title is concerned, well for it was all about the local metaphor. "Our story is based in Lucknow, and Gulabo Sitabo is a fun colloquial metaphor used by the locals, as to its connection to the story, wait and watch the film to know more," stated Shoojit, who is so looking forward to working with both Mr. Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana.
Directed by Shoojit Sircar and produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, Gulabo Sitabo is a Rising Sun Films Production.
Here's wishing team Gulabo Sitabo all the very best and we cannot wait to see this film as I am sure that just like all his other films, this one too will be a clutter breaker.