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Maverick Director Madhur Bhandarkar is back after a long time with “India Lockdown”

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National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has put together a talented cast including names like Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar, Shweta Basu Prasad, Prakash Belawadi, Aahana Kumra, Zarin Shihab and Ayeesha Aimen for his new film INDIA LOCKDOWN, which he announced towards the end of 2020.
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The story revolves around how the lockdown affected people from different strata in society

Bhandarkar is looking forward to working with this melange of actors who have made their own space in the world of entertainment, with their unique choice of content and their acting acumen.

If the buzz is to be believed, the filmmaker is also set to try out a storytelling format that is different from his usual style.

As a filmmaker who is known to take leaves out of reality for his cinema, Bhandarkar has been intrigued by the universal impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people, irrespective of strata and demographics.

Through INDIA LOCKDOWN, he is set to explore the various facets of this fascinating subject.

Madhur Bhandarkar confirms, “India Lockdown as the name suggests is set around the first two months of the lockdown (March-April 2020).

The story revolves around how the lockdown affected people from different strata in society.”

Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar, Ahana Kumra are suited the characters perfectly

Talking about the cast Bhandarkar says, “All the actors part of the film will be seen doing characters they haven’t done before and that made it exciting for me as a filmmaker to team up with them.

All of them Prateik Babbar, Sai Tamhankar, Shweta Basu Prasad, Ahana Kumra, Prakash Belawadi and Zarin Shihab are talented actors and suited the characters perfectly.”

There is considerable excitement for the project as Madhur is known to make realistic cinema.

India Lockdown inspired by true events, is produced by Bhandarkar Entertainment and P J Motion pictures and will go on floor next week.