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‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ making video: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra shares difficulties of shooting in slums


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Makers of ‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ dropped the exciting making video of the film where it shows the exciting journey of Khandoba Slum becoming the home of 8 years old Kanhu and all the exciting journey of shooting in Khandoba Slum by accepting the challenge.

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The video has shown the whole ‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ team accommodating in the Khandoba slum which is situated on the hills and the team’s struggle shooting in the most challenging location. Om Kanojia aka Kanhu also explains the struggle when he was first introduced to the Khandoba Slums.

In the video, director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra also shares an incident where he explains how the localities understood the depth of the film themselves during the shoot. Check out the video right here:

Sharing this unique transformation of thoughts among the localities from Khandoba Slum director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra shared, “It was difficult for the localities of Khandoba more than my team because there were 200 houses in every 100-meter distance which was quite difficult to shoot but when they heard the narrative of the film they took no time and they welcomed us to shoot with great warmth and expressed gratitude for telling their story to world.

‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ focuses on the issue of open defecation and sanitation problems in the country told through the story of a slum boy who wants to build a toilet for his mother, who gets raped when she had gone to use the public washroom.

The film starring National award-winning actress Anjali Patil, Makarand Deshpande, Rasika Agashe, Sonia Albizuri and Nachiket Purnapatre brings together power-packed performances. The music of the film is given by Shankar Ehsan Loy and lyrics by Gulzar.

‘Mere Pyare Prime Minister’ is all set to release on March 15.

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