Bollywood actors Om Puri, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Nandita Das have been signed up for the hollywood film titled Sold which is being produced by Oscar-award winning actor Emma Thompson. The film also stars Hollywood actor David Arquette of Scream fame and X-Files’ star Gillian Anderson.
Jeffrey D Brown will direct this film which is based on a novel by Patricia McCormick of the same title. The story is about a 13-year-old girl risking everything for freedom after being trafficked from her mountain village in Nepal to a brothel in India.
The film will be shot in India mostly around Mumbai and the outskirts of Maharashtra. Bollywood art director Nitin Desai is already designing the sets. The shooting starts in June this year