12 Feb 2021: 'Dobaaraa': Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Pannu announce new movie
After the 2018 romantic drama Manmarziyaan, Anurag Kashyap and Taapsee Pannu are teaming up again, this time for an enticing science-fiction offering titled Dobaaraa.
The announcement about the thriller was made today by both the director and the actor.
They shared a quirky two-minute-long clip to tease fans about their latest collaboration.
Here are more details on this.
Details: Filming begins soon, says Kashyap
Sharing the teaser on Twitter, Kashyap wrote, "See what happens when you travel time across the dimensions of the universe. Filming begins soon! #Dobaaraa. (sic)"
Meanwhile, Pannu tweeted, "Time. Space. Universe. 2021 will make you question everything. Filming begins soon! @anuragkashyap time to add some lights and color to your frame again, let's do it #DOBAARAA. (sic)"
Teaser: This is how the teaser unfolds
In the teaser, Pannu is seen arriving back home and reading scripts.
She learns through Alexa that a storm is looming over the city, one that is coming back after many years on the same date and at the same time.
She then asks Alexa to play a cool and "edgy" movie, but curiously, it is Kashyap who shows up on her TV screen.
Fact: Naam hi time hai, says Kashyap
Further in the clip, Kashyap tells Pannu about the film that he wants to offer her. He adds that the title of the movie comes with a big clue. Interestingly, "Dobaaraa" also means 2:12, a time that might hold significance in the film's story.
Fact: Here is the tweet by Kashyap
Fact: Kashyap wants to 'bring an interesting new take on thrillers'
About the movie, Kashyap said in a statement, "Our vision with Dobaaraa is to bring a fresh, new story to the audience and I am very excited for it...This time the attempt is to bring an interesting new take on thrillers (sic)."
Statement: Pannu calls it 'one-of-its-kind thriller'
Meanwhile, Pannu said, "This is going to be a one-of-its-kind thriller. I have been very lucky with thriller genre in my career so far and I always look forward to pushing the envelope under this genre."
"This is going to be unique more so because it's got someone like Anurag directing it and Ekta (Kapoor) backing it," she added.
Last collaboration: Kashyap and Pannu had last collaborated on 'Manmarziyaan'
Dobaaraa will mark the second collaboration for Pannu and Kashyap, after the 2018 film Manmarziyaan.
The movie was a detour for Kashyap, who is known for his gritty and hard-hitting storytelling style.
The film also starred Abhishek Bachchan and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles, and was widely well-received. The movie was also praised for its music and songs.
Other projects: Other projects of Kashyap and Pannu
Pannu has several exciting projects coming up.
Kashyap, on the other hand, was last seen in the critically-acclaimed thriller AK vs AK.
His last directorial venture, Choked: Paisa Bolta Hai, had released in June 2020.