Neeyat: Vidya Balan begins filming her next thriller
May 11, 2022 5:54 p.m
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Vidya Balan has started shooting her next.
Titled Neeyatthe thriller-suspense-drama Edge-of-the-Seat, co-stars Neeraj Kabi, Ram Kapoor, Amrita Puri, Shashank Arora and Mita Vashisht play key roles.
Directed by Anu Menon, the film hit the UK stage on Tuesday with its first schedule.
It should be noted that Menon had pointed Balan into it Shakuntala Devi which was released in 2020.
Why is this story important?
- Notably, this is Balan’s fourth time collaborating with Amazon Prime Video and Abundantia Entertainment.
- The trio had previously shaken hands Shakuntala Devi, Scherniand Jalsa. All of these were direct OTT releases and Balan were generally acclaimed for their emotional performances.
- So, Neeyat has a lot.
- Also, Balan makes another thriller afterwards Jalsa is interesting.
Balan (43) took to social media to post the update.
Sharing a photo holding the clapboard, she wrote, “I’m excited to shoot one of the most compelling screenplays I’ve read in recent memory with some of my favorite people. All I can say is expect the unexpected.”
She tagged Menon and Vikram Malhotra, CEO of Abundantia Entertainment, in her post.
What does the synopsis say?
The synopsis reads, “When the guests drop dead at exiled billionaire Ashish Kapoor’s birthday outing, detective Mira Rao must uncover devious motives as the suspects are Kapoor’s close friends and family.”
We suspect Balan is playing the character of Rao. Menon, Advaita Kala and Girvani Dhyani wrote the story and screenplay. Priya Venkataraman is co-writer.
Dialogue is by Kausar Munir.
Apart from NeeyatBalan also has an untitled rom-com in store in which she will share the screen with Pratik Gandhi and Ileana D’Cruz.
Advertiser Shirsha Guha Thakurta will lead the project. The main parts were filmed in scenic locations like Ooty.
This film also marks her second collaboration with Ellipsis Entertainment, who produced her 2017 hit drama Tumhari Sulu.