Much in news for his upcoming web-series ‘Mirzapur‘, B-Town guy Ali Fazal has now been roped in as the male lead for ace filmmaker and writer Pradeep Sarkar upcoming ‘Arranged Marriage‘.
The celebrated director is known for writing some incredibly memorable woman characters and it would interesting to have him direct a male protagonist given his elaborate techniques to build extremely relatable characters on screen.
His latest ‘Helicopter Eela‘ starring Kajol is already making news for its women empowered storyline will be working for the first time having a male actor as the main protagonist. Ali Fazal will be playing the main lead and is touted to be one of the most powerful characters he ever played on-screen.
‘Arrange Marriage’ is a unique modern day love story set in Kolkata. The film explores the relationships between the family, their involvement during the process of an arranged marriage.
Besides, it’s a twisted tale between the couple and has its own complexities that will be beautifully explored by the director on a larger canvas.
Reportedly, the female lead is yet to be disclosed but she will be definitely someone who could match up Ali’s personality.
Says Ali, “Arranged Marriage is a unique modern day love story set in Kolkata. It’s a twisted tale between the couple and has its own complexities that will be beautifully explored by Pradeep sir on a larger canvas. We have jut begun filming in Kolkata. Its the modern world, its 2018, it does touch upon some very essential phases of love, relationships, families that are involved in marriage and how important it is that where what these families come from.”
“But I am very very excited to work with my co-actors I don’t know if I am allowed to name them now. It’s an honor and privilege to work with a vetaran director and writer Pradeep dada who has given such powerful and meaningful cinema and has worked with some of the best talents of India cinema” added the ‘Fukrey‘ actor.