Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, Naseeruddin Shah To Star In Aasmaan Bhardwaj’s ‘Kuttey’
Kuttey, which will star Naseeruddin Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Arjun Kapoor, Tabu, and Radhika Madan, will be produced by Vishal Bhardwaj.
Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj on Monday announced his multi-starrer production Kuttey, featuring Arjun Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma, Naseeruddin Shah, Tabu, and Radhika Madan.
To be produced in collaboration with filmmaker Luv Ranjan, the film marks the feature directorial debut of Vishal Bhardwaj’s son, Aasmaan Bhardwaj.
Kuttey also stars Kumud Mishra and Shardul Bhardwaj of Eeb Allay Ooo! fame.
The official Instagram page of Vishal Bhardwaj Films shared the announcement teaser of the film. “Neither do they bark, nor do they growl. They just bite,” the production company’s page wrote.
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Written by Aasmaan and Vishal Bhardwaj, Kuttey has been pegged as a caper-thriller. The film is currently in its pre-production stage and will commence shooting in end 2021.
Aasmaan has completed his bachelors in filmmaking at the School Of Visual Arts, NYC and has assisted his father on 7 Khoon Maaf, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola and Pataakha.
Vishal Bhardwaj described Kuttey as “extremely special” as it marks his first collaboration with his son.
“I’m excited to see what he does with it. Luv Films and Vishal Bhardwaj Films are also coming together for the first time and I am immensely excited about this association, as I really admire Luv’s brave attitude towards filmmaking and strong commercial sense.
“I have worked with Naseer Sahab, Tabu, Konkona and Radhika on different films throughout my career and Aasmaan has brought them all together in one film itself. We cannot wait for the audience to witness this captivating thriller on the big screen,” he said.
The film’s music will be scored by Vishal Bhardwaj with lyrics penned by Gulzar.
Kuttey will be presented by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. Vishal Bhardwaj’s wife, singer Rekha Bhardwaj and Ankur Garg are also credited as producers on the film.
The film will mark the first collaboration of Vishal Bhardwaj with Arjun Kapoor, whose last release was Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar. The filmmaker has previously directed Radhika in the 2018 drama Pataakha, Naseeruddin in the acclaimed Maqbool in 2003 and Konkona Sen Sharma in Omkara (2006).