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Filmmaker Mohit Suri is scripting his next, a two-hero film and has reliable that he approached Farhan Akhtar though denied he was in talks with Aditya Roy Kapur. There were reports that Suri had approached his ‘Aashiqui 2’ actor, along with Farhan for a film and had roughly sealed a cast.
“Aditya has never been approached. He is a crony of mine, he comes over to my residence all a time, it’s not to do with work. But people upset that with work and consider we am operative with him,” Suri told PTI.
“But yes, we did proceed Farhan. But we need another actor for a movie. Until we don’t have that, we don’t have a film. It’s a two-hero project,” he added. The 36-year-old director, whose credits also embody ‘Half Girlfriend’, ‘Woh Lamhe’, pronounced a film will hold on a father-son relationship.
“I am essay it during a moment. we am not certain if that’s going to be my subsequent or not. we still have to contention a breeze to a actors and expel a film. It is a personal journey, that I’ve used in a semi-autobiographical way. we wish we get a right height to make a film,” he said. This year has seen films set in tiny towns — ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’, ‘Toilet Ek Prem Katha’ to ‘Shubh Mangal Saavdhan’ emerge as hits.
Asked his takeaway from a trend of chronicling stories from a heartland, Suri said, “I consider that’s always been there in some way. The films that have lasted a exam of a times have been a ones that were some-more inward. It doesn’t indispensably meant heartland, it could meant human.” But a executive pronounced it does not meant escapist cinema is a thing of a past.
“‘Baahubali 2’ was a largest strike this year. we am not observant it was escapist though it did humongous business. It is a larger-than-life film with genuine emotions. we won’t contend it this form of films are finished and dusted. Every attention has seen this trend. Both sets of films can coexist easily.”
Suri will be seen mentoring immature filmmakers on MTV’s “Fame-istan”. The uncover aims to give a height to 4 determined directors to make a short-film and be guided by industry’s bigwigs. The executive pronounced he was “subconsciously perplexing to do” a same thing in his life, as he has given platforms to artistes such as Kunal Kemmu, Shraddha Kapoor, Atif Aslam, Arijit Singh among others.
“Mentoring is like parenting. You can give superintendence and height though we can’t levy your life on them. So when this event came, we jumped during it. After creation many films, we feel this is my approach of giving something behind to a industry,” he said. The initial film from a uncover front on MTV on Oct 6.