They had earlier bonded on the sets of ‘Satya’, and later worked together as writer-actor in the critically acclaimed film ‘Aligarh’. And now, Apurva Asrani and Manoj Bajpayee are back together with a new film! The writer made the announcement of his first directorial venture on Twitter-
Announcing my directorial venture, co-produced by & starring my #Satya & #Aligarh star @BajpayeeManoj. Our film is the emotional journey of a forgotten genius who is slowly losing his mind. With it we hope to bring awareness towards mental health in India.https://t.co/mSEpqvNrqC
— Apurva (@Apurvasrani) May 6, 2019
“Our film is the emotional journey of a forgotten genius who is slowly losing his mind. With it we hope to bring awareness towards mental health in India,” read the writer’s Tweet. The film will also be co-produced by the National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee. It is reported to go on floors by the end of this year. Manoj Bajpayee has always been praises for writer Apurva Asrani’s scriptwriting prowess. He feels would be amazing to work under his direction, as he revealed to an online portal. “It’s a difficult subject, but with his sensitivity and sensibility, I think he can pull it off beautifully and intelligently,” said Manoj Bajpayee.