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'Renowned filmmakers only want to make commercial films'

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Zaigham Imam, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming movie "Nakkash", says nowadays renowned filmmakers only want to make typical commercial

His own "Nakkash" is a socio-political drama shot against the backdrop of

Asked if he feels that not many filmmakers make movies based on the political and social situation of the country, Imam told the media here: "I have a complaint with today's renowned filmmakers because they talk a lot on and Facebook, but when it comes to making cinema, then they make those typical commercial

"I have also worked as a and I think a journalist's work is to write about good and bad things of the society. So, I feel if a wants to tell a good story and if there is certain amount of risk telling that story, then also, he should tell that story because it is necessary to tell important stories which affect our lives."

There is a buzz that "Nakkash" is based on In the film, there is a character named Vedanti played by Kumud Mishra, and the character's get-up resembles that of

Imam commented: "is playing the character of the of a temple and he is not representing in the movie. I feel the character's look in the resembles with Yogi Adityanath's look. It is not biopic on his life but people have started speculations about it.

"I feel the audience will get answers to their questions in theatres on May 31."

The is produced by Pawan Tiwari and Govind Goyal, and also features and Sharib Hashmi.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:36 IST