Updated: December 15, 2020 4:40:39 pm
Bollywood actor Pankaj Tripathi is all set to star in a satirical comedy titled Kaagaz. The ZEE5 movie relies on the real-life story of Lal Bihari Mritak, who fought for his life for 19 years after being declared lifeless by pursuits eager to take over his belongings.
Talking concerning the Satish Kaushik directorial, Tripathi stated that his character in Kaagaz is totally different from what he has performed in his current ventures.
“Kaagaz is a brilliantly written story. It is quirky and depicts how a common man deals with an identity crisis. My character will be quite different from some of my recent ventures. I am excited to be a part of such an inspiring story,” the actor stated in an announcement.
Director Satish Kaushik, who additionally performs a pivotal function in the movie, shared that he was intrigued and impressed by the story of Lal Bihari Mritak.
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“I remember reading about Lal Bihari Mritak in the newspaper. I was intrigued and inspired by his journey. I did a lot of research on the events that took place in his life. Eventually, I felt that the story deserved to be told to the world,” Kaushik added.
Apart from Pankaj Tripathi and Satish Kaushik, the movie may even star Monal Gajjar, Mita Vashisht and Amar Upadhyay in pivotal roles.
Produced by Salma Khan, Nishant Kaushik and Vikas Malu, Kaagaz will premiere on ZEE5 on January 7, 2021. It may even launch in choose theatres in UP.
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