Set to release this Diwali, is Saand Ki Aankh starring two of the best actresses in Indian cinema Bhumi Pednekar and Taapse Panu. Produced by Anurag Kashyap, the film is directed by debutant Tushar Hiranandani and also features director and actor Prakash Jha in a pivotal role.
Saand Ki Aankh, the story of the world’s oldest sharpshooters, in fact octogenarian sharpshooters – Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar. Bhumi is playing the role of Chandro Tomar, while Taapsee is Prakashi Tomar.
About the two powerhouse actresses, the director said in an earlier interview, “Both Bhumi and Taapsee have put their heart and soul into the characters right from the initial prep to the training and their looks.”
Before 1998, Johri village in the interiors of Uttar Pradesh was just like any other village in India. But during this time something extraordinary started, which took this village to national and international levels of success and fame. As a result of which this village had become an inspiring example for the entire nation.
At the age of 50 they picked up a gun for the sake of their daughters in the hopes of encouraging them towards a bright future. They did not want their daughters to share the same fate of a lifetime of suppression. What unfolded was nothing short of miraculous. They discovered their own skill of being exceptional shooters.
Despite all the odds, they won 352 medals each in the course of their veteran professional life as a shooter.
Check out the newly released teaser! Call us intrigued and eager to see this film and these performances come alive onscreen!