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Taapsee-Ali Fazal: crackling romance!


It is the year of sensational newpairings in Bollywood as filmmakers are experimenting with current youngfaces in Bollywood. Now we will see another fresh Bollywood pairing inace actor Prakash Raj’s directorial debut TADKA. Taapsee Pannuand Ali Fazal have been roped in for pivotal roles. The film is a

remake of famous Tamil film UN SAMAYAL ARAYIL. The film would also bestarring Nana Patekar and Shriya Saran, and is set to be shot in Goastarting first week of May. The plot of the film is on a crossconnection which changes the fates of two complete strangers. It is acomedy of errors which will solve the error or create even more complications! It is a funny riot of changed identities. Taapsee says,“It’s so exciting that finally Prakash sir willdirect me.

I have acted with him in two movies in Telugu before and wehad such great time working with each other. His energy is infectious.Icing on the cake being I will get to share screen space with THE NanaPatekar. I have seen the film in south but a lot has changed in it nowto suit the sensibilities of Hindi audience and I’m nothing short ofthrilled to be doing this role in such an amazing star cast.” Alialso raves, “I have always admired Prakash sir’s work, be it down

south or up here. Being directed by him is going to be an adventure I look forward to. It’s one of the most endearing stories i have had thechance to work on. Look forward to bringing some tadka to the canvas.Also blessed with a lovely co-star, Taapsee, and Nana Patekar andShriya Saran. The ball’s rolling and we’re all set to jump in!” Some ‘tadka’ crackling here, we say!