Abhishek Chaubey, who has previously helmed films like Ishqiya and Udta Punjab, has started working on his next, titled Son-Chiraiya, which is based the dacoits of Chambal. The film will star Sushant Singh Rajput and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles, and Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey in supporting roles.
A source reveals, “On Sunday, the cast of the film began their first reading session for the film. Abhishek spread out a 100 photographs on the board, and the cast were asked to visualise the photographs from Chambal Valley well. Filmmakers have shown dacoits responsible for bloodshed, robbery and murder. This film will showcase the lifestyle of these dacoits.”
The source explains that the film will be shot in these locations. He says, “The cast will have to perfectly mouth the dialect of Chambal, so, there will be a few more reading sessions. There will be a romantic angle between Sushant and Bhumi.”