Anurag Basu spills the beans on his next ‘Imli’ starring Kangana and Rajkummar Rao
Filmmaker Anurag Basu introduced fiery actress Kangana Ranaut in Bollywood with his romantic crime drama ‘Gangster’ in 2003. The director-actress duo went on to work together again in ‘Life in a Metro’ and ‘Kites’. And we all know that now they are all set to reunite after eight years for ‘Imli’.
‘Imli’ will also reunite Kangana with her ‘Queen‘ co-star Rajkummar Rao, with whom she is already doing ‘Mental Hai Kya’. Apart from the fact that ‘Imli’ is going to be a romantic film, very little is known about this project.
Interestingly, Anurag Basu in a recent interview with Film Companion, talking about his upcoming projects revealed, “Yes I am making a film with Rajkummar and Kangana. I don’t know which one will release first, but there are two (films) I am making right now. There’s ‘Imli’—tentative title though… it’s a script I had written long time back. It’s very close to me, slice-of-life, a lot of things from my own life are in that film. When I narrated the script to Rajkummar and Kangana, they were excited. The other one is an ensemble-cast, multiple-story film. It’s a relationship story, and it’s set in four cities; Lucknow and Allahabad have also become metros now. In the last 10 years, a lot of things have changed in India. I’ll not call it a ‘Life in a Metro’ sequel though. A lot of the actors have said yes, but putting all of them together, in one given time, is tough.”
Looks like, ‘Imli’ is going to be a super-exciting film. What say guys?