Indian filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has announced that his new Punjabi movie ‘Dushman’ will feature both Pakistani and Indian actors.
“Dushman exemplifies the evolution of Punjabi cinema which is experimenting with different genres. This movie is very special as it is a sincere effort to bridge the gaps between India and Pakistan. It is the first time the audience will see a two-hero movie, each representing the two countries,” said Vinay Bhardwaj, the producer of the film.
We can’t wait to find out which Pakistani actor Mahesh Bhatt will choose for his new Punjabi movie!
About the movie:
The movie is based on the relationship between neighbors India and Pakistan. It is Bhatt’s way of working towards improved ties between the two countries.
“Indo-Pak relationship is a topic which ignites pain in the hearts of people in both the countries. Everyone wishes to see India, Pakistan as friendly neighbors but a deep wound is still fresh. It is bleeding till date and we haven’t been able to soothe it. This movie is our attempt to improve sentiments between the two countries,” Bhatt said.
The film is produced by Vinay Bhardwaj under the banner Yellowstone Production Pvt Ltd, in association with PVR Pictures.
“The film will take the audience through a variety of emotions and a high voltage action,” added Bhatt, who often calls himself a facilitator of the cultural dialogue between India and Pakistan.
The film, written by Shagufta Rafique, features actors Jashan Singh, Kartar Cheema and Sakshi Gulati, read a statement. According to Rafique, Dushman is about love, hate, and brotherhood.
“This subject was close to my heart and I have written it with all my heart to evoke a sense of belonging for both the countries which are divided by only a man-made border,” she said.
The music of the film has been composed by Jaidev Kumar and the album is an assorted collection of four songs with music maestros of both India and Pakistan on T-Series.
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