The well-known director as well as national award winner Onir is all set to hit the big screen with his romantic drama film Shab. For the same, along with him the producer of the movie Sanjay Suri promoted their upcoming movie out here in Delhi. The enthusiastic leads of the film Arpita Chatterjee & Ashish Bisht were also there in the promotional event.
Shab also stars Raveena Tandon in a sensual Avtar, therefore for the same, while interacting with media Onir stated, “Raveena already knew about the script of the movie, so it wasn’t that difficult to convince her. She was actually ready for the movie, and for sure she gave full justice to her character.” About the movie he said, “It is good to be back in Delhi, where we shot 80 % of the movie. It was a great experience. Mostly scenes of the movie are shot in night as it relate to the dreams, so in that ways we narrated the movie.”
Whereas, Sanjay shared his own experience about movie and his contribution as a producer itself, he said, “Our journey has been wonderful in this movie. The contribution is a constant ideation, discussions and is like a process. So it is very difficult to quantify my contribution. Like the title came from me as example I can give. So there were suggestions from my side till the edit. But obviously the final call is of director.”
The leads Arpita and Ashish seems enthusiastic, as this movie is going to be their Bollywood debut, so for the same Ashish shared, “This is my first movie, it was a great experience, I learned a lot. I can somehow relate my real life character with my reel life character. As this movie is all about dreams and goals so I felt bit familiar with the same.” On the other hand, Arpita, “I am from Bengal but have a strong connection with Delhi. This film is really beautiful. I am really thankful from the core of my heart to everyone and the entire team.”
Well, this film revolves around the story of a coffee shop girl Raina (Arpita) and the guy who loves her Afzar (Ashish) who is professionally a model. Sonal (Raveena Tandon) is a fashion patron who becomes his mentor. The film plots around their intense relationship. A mess of Love, hurt and power. Into their lives comes in Benoit (Simon Frenay) a French expat who teaches French in Delhi.
Music is given by Mithoon. Featured by Anticlock Films, WSG Pictures, and Surya Entertainment. Shab is slated to release on July 14th, 2017.