BY ANUJ RADIA
Taapsee Pannu became the talk-of-the-town following the success of Pink. The movie left critics and audiences alike, in awe due to the superlative performances and strong social message.
Once again, Taapsee returns to the court. Only this time, she plays a lawyer in Anubhav Sinha’s Mulk, in which she also features alongside Rishi Kapoor.
A first look still of Mulk has been revealed by both Rishi and Taapsee on Twitter.
The still exhibits Taapsee in the garb of a lawyer while Rishi, in a new bearded avatar, is looking at her. The film is reportedly a social thriller, in which Taapsee will play the role of Aarti, a lawyer and Rishi Kapoor’s daughter-in-law.
Pannu’s tweet, which was originally written in Hindi translates to: “once again, a hearing will happen, a witness box will be there, a family will be there, an ideology will be there and an opposition will be there.”
Rishi also tweeted details about the film. He wrote: “Courtroom drama “Mulk” will get its theatrical release on the 27th July 2018. A Benaras Media Works presentation, the film is directed by Anubhav Sinha produced by Deepak Mukut and Anubhav Sinha. It is presented by Kamal Mukut.”
Speaking about Mulk in a previous statement, Taapsee had said, “This is a film which we all have done with a full heart because of the topic it deals with.
It’s purely a passion-driven project for each n every member of the cast and crew. The energies on the set were so good and it drove us all to finish the film in record time. It has been an extremely satisfying experience to do Mulk.”
Mulk also stars Prateik Babbar, Rajat Kapoor, Neena Gupta amongst others.
On the work front, Taapsee’s forthcoming projects include Prakash Raj’s romantic comedy Tadka which also stars Nana Patekar, Shriya Saran and Ali Fazal. She is also gearing up for Soorma with Diljit Dosanjh.