Malayalam actress Kani Kusarathy will be seen in the lead role in director Shuchi Talati’s upcoming Hindi film ‘Girls Will Girls’.
After the star-studded wedding reception last month, the actors Richa Chadha And Ali Fazal celebrated with her first production, ‘Girls Will Be Girls’, on the floors in Uttarakhand.
The film, directed by debutante Shuchi Talati, is already in the news for the various prestigious grants it has received in the past one year.
The story is set at a boarding school in a small town in the foothills of the Himalayas and follows a 16-year-old, Meera, who is kidnapped by her rebellious age-old mother.
Earlier this year, the film won the Arte Kino Award and the VFF Talent Highlights Award at the Berlinale Co-Production Market.
Multi-award winning Malayalam actress Kani Kusruthi, who has been selected to play the lead role, has won the prestigious Kerala State Award, Filmfare Award, Rome Prisma Award and BRICS International Award and is a name to be reckoned with. world of independent cinema.
The film will also mark the debut and launch of two new young actors, Preeti Panigrahi and Keshav Binoy Kiran, who will play the lead roles alongside Kani.
The film’s director Shuchi Talati said: “I am naturally overwhelmed with the process and very excited to make my first film. I feel confident about the script as our project has received recognition due to the many grants I have received. I hope I can live up to the expectations. I am working with a wonderful set of actors and a great crew, so I am grateful.”
Adding to her thoughts, actress and producer Richa Chadha said: “I am grateful for these humble beginnings as I have always wanted to leave behind good quality films. Shuchi and I have been friends since college and I am happy to be a part of his journey. I am sure she will play a good role which has huge international potential.
Speaking of our first production, Ali Fazali said: “We started this Creators Lab with the intention of supporting new talent. ‘Girls Will Be Girls’ is a fitting first step for us in this regard.”
The film is an Indo-French co-production jointly produced by Pushing Button Studio, Crawling Angel Films and French company Dolce Vita Films.
Earlier, Richa Chadha expressed her excitement about her debut production and said that it was always refreshing that a story centered on a feminist story was told by the voices of women.
Richa said, “It is always refreshing that a story centered around a feminist story is told with the voices of women. It is always exciting and we have seen many such examples in films and when these stories are told with a female voice. It’s always fresh when told by.”