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Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar to star in Anurag Kashyap's next

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and are all set to star in Anurag Kashyap's next production.

The two will be seen playing the world's oldest sharpshooters, and her sister-in-law in the upcoming film. The title of the film is yet to be announced.

The film's team took to their handles to share the news. Taapsee shared a picture featuring her with Bhumi, Anurag, the of the film and the sharpshooters. The two sharpshooters can be seen holding medals in their hands while smiling for the camera. Bhumi too is seen holding medals while Taapsee can be seen smiling, making a gun pose with her hand.

"Kabhi humaari picture shelve karva dete hai kabhi title ki maara maari, maine socha main Khud hi picture announce kar deti hu through my PERSONAL ab jisko jo ukhaadna hai ukhaad lo ! Kickstarting the shoot of our country's oldest and coolest shooters #Chandro #Prakashi," she wrote in her post.

Bhumi also shared the same picture, writing, "Old is Gold and this is certainly GOLD! Excited to begin the shooting of this groundbreaking real story of world's oldest sharpshooters."

According to Indian Taran Adarsh, the film will mark Tushar Hiranandani's debut as It will be jointly-produced by and The filming is supposed to commence next week.

Other details about the film are kept under wraps. The film is based on Chandro and Prakashi, who are from Uttar Pradesh's Johri village and reportedly took up sharpshooting in their 50s.

Chandro is fondly called as shooter 'dadi' and is among the world's oldest female sharpshooters.

Earlier there were rumours about the film getting shelved as mentioned by Taapsee in her tweet. However, Anurag had dismissed all such reports by telling a publication that the shooting of the film will commence on February 10.

Apart from this film, Taapsee will next be seen in 'Tadka', 'Badla' and 'Mission Mangal', whereas Bhumi will appear in 'Sonchiriya', 'Sitare' and Takht.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 13:03 IST
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