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Tanuj Virwani shares his experience of working with director Nivedita Basu

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Rashami Desai and Tanuj Virwani starrer Tandoor has released on Ullu. Directed by Nivedita Basu the series has got an overwhelmingly positive response on the trailer and the music – Jyothi Venkatesh

Tanuj and Nivedita have come a long way since their beginnings.Speaking about his friendship with Nivedita Tanuj says,”Nivi and I know each other for a long time.

When I first stepped in the industry to work she was the one who actually gave me a lot of good advice. Over the years we kept in touch.

Last March we discussed a bit about Tandoor and when we were thinking of doing this together, the lockdown happened and everything was shut down. once things started opening up we started filming.

Tandoor was a different experience for me. I guess I was not a logical choice for the role. But it was Nivedita who had the trust in me.

I could take this risk of doing Tandoor because of her. She is also someone who gives her actor a lot of freedom.”

Speaking about his producer Chitra Vakil Sharma he says,“Chitra and I did not know each other before we collaborated for Tandoor.

But we gelled very well. She is also staring off as a producer in the web space and was very excited about the project.

I always believe any kind of film or web-series have two reasons to be made – the sheer entertainment factor and the second one is a story which you want to tell in a meaningful way.

And Tandoor is loosely based in true event so there is a certain sense of responsibility and Chitra has handled the project in a very good way.

It is not easy to pull a series like that in the middle of pandemic and that too in a city like Mumbai which was a hotspot for the virus last year. Very commendable of Chitra.”