Who said that old age can reduce the confidence, the courage and the enthusiasm of achieving stardom? In the month of February, Anurag Kashyap, producer and director of Gangs of Wasseypur, on his social media handle announced that he will be making a biopic of the Shooter Dadis, Chandro and Prakashi Tomar, the one who challenged their ages and raised the bars for everyone including the youngsters and teenagers. To this outperformed biopic of Shooter Dadis, emerging stars of Bollywood are performing their roles, Taapsee Pannu performing the role of 87-year-old sharpshooter Chandro Tomar and Bhumi Pednekar performing the role of the 82-year-old sister-in-law of Chandro, Prakashi Tomar. Huge excitement amongst the audience was created when the star cast of Saand Ki Aankh was announced. Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu’s ‘Saand ki Aankh’ First Look Out
The first look of Saand Ki Aankh got released on 16th April where the fans saw Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar into a whole new and different look. The poster shows Taapsee and Bhumi sitting on a heap of sand wearing shirts and ghaghras with their heads covered with dupattas and holding pistols in their hands. They are seen wearing prosthetic make-up with the tagline Tann Budha Hota Hai, Mann Budha Nai Hota.
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Taapsee and Bhumi shared different posters where they posed in their characters holding pistols to their Instagram and Twitter handles. In one of the posters shared by Taapsee, both of them are standing on a heap of sand wearing shirts and ghaghras with dupattas on their heads and aiming pistol. The poster said that the Shooter Dadis broke out of their cage and challenged their age at 60 by winning 700 medals.
While shooting the film in Bhaghpat, both the stars shared a lot many pictures on their social media handles of enjoying the shoot and killing it on the screens.
Directed by Tushar Hiranandani and produced by Reliance Entertainment, Anurag Kashyap and Nishi Parmar, Saand Ki Aankh showcases the story of two sharpshooters who began shooting in their fifties. The movie is set to release on Diwali 2019.