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Resurrecting the legend!

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Legendary Actor/ Producer Joy Mukerji’s son, Monjoy Mukerji is all set to revive his father’s production house ‘Joy Mukerji Enterprises’ with ‘Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara’. The film marks the directorial debut of Monjoy Mukerji, the film is a youthful slice-of-life story of three young couples. The Banner is also producing two more films which are already scripted and the shoot will begin soon

Starring relatively new faces Sahil Anand, Niyati Joshi, Vikram Kochchar, Divya Choksey, Nilesh Lalwani, Jayaka Yagnik, Herry Tangri and Sareh Far. The story revolves around the life of these couples and is largely to be shot in Kashmir.

“It is a slice of life kind of film, and speaks a lot about love and it’s beauty, and has been connected to the beauty of the place it is shot in viz the beautiful valley of Kashmir. The film is funny, unlike many other films that is shot in the picturesque locations of Kashmir,” exclaimed our souce. Commenting on the same director Monjoy said, “The idea of the film came to me when I was sitting with some friends and they were discussing about our lives and that’s when I decided to pen down the film. Both my father and grandfather had some wonderful musical hits and we have made sure that the film has some good music. Music of the film is very youthful as well as soulful.”


Talking about reviving the banner Monjoy said, “Both my Father and Grandfather have been part of some wonderful and successful films and the idea was to carry forward their legacy. In 2013 when I released ‘Love in Bombay’ which was my father’s last work, the film did well and that gave me confidence to make this film. Also we will not be just doing this film, there are two more films in the pipeline and are planning to make more.”

Produced by Monjoy Mukerji Productions in association with Anikaa Films, the film is written and directed by Monjoy Mukerji. The Music of the film is given by Ajay Singha and Anil Singh is the DOP.