Sunil Grover has been cast in Vishal Bhardwaj’s next movie, Chhuriyyan. The movie is going to be set in Rajasthan and will concern the relationship between two sisters, who are going to be played by Sanya Malhotra, who previously drew acclaim for her performance in Dangal, co-starring Aamir Khan, and Radhika Manan, who has starred in television serials primarily, namely Mere Aashqui Tumse Hi. Sunil is going to play an important character in the movie. Vishal has asked his actors to sharpen their Rajasthani dialects, for a more realistic portrayal of the people from the state. The film is going to begin shooting soon.
Vishal was going to shoot a movie with Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone, but the project is now reportedly stalled because Irrfan’s diagnosis with Neuro-Endocrine tumor. The acclaimed director has already another project, the Hindi adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Nigh, which is going to be titled, Chaudhvin Ki Raat. The shooting for Chhurriyan is going to begin later this year, in a village named Raunsi, which is situated in Rajasthan. It is then going to move to Abu Dhabi, where the two actress’ are going to be shown in a different look.
Being cast in a Vishal Bhardwaj movie is a great opportunity for Sunil to stretch his acting chops, and to showcase another facet of his personality in the movie.