Eminent film maker Mahesh Bhatt will make a film on the life and times of Gautam Buddha in association with South Asia Foundation’s Secretary General Rahul Barua, The research for the project is complete and the shooting script is also ready.
This untitled film will be shot in 8 countries, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Nepal. Bhatt says actors from those countries will also act in the film. Another special aspect of this film is one leading director from each of these 8 countries will direct the portion of the film which will be shot in their respective native places. The Indian part of the shoot will be directed by Pooja Bhatt.
This project will commence regular shooting soon.