Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya in “Ishqiya”
One of India’s best actors Naseeruddin Shah has been roped in to play a wayward 40-year old who is bent upon wooing the neighbourhood widow Vidya Balan trying to beat competition from a diffident character played by Aeshad Warsi.
This adult romantic comedy film “Ishqiya” is being produced and directed by Vishal Bharadwaj who has earned critical acclaim for his films like “Omkara” and the “The Blue Umbrella”.
Vishal is a script and screenplay writer, music director, producer and director/ His latest film “Kaminey” with Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra is due for release soon.
Meanwhile Vishal is shooting “Ishqiya” at the mountain resort of Wai. In this film Naseeruddin Shah is said to be playing a role with multiple shades.