Chambal Valley News
Tigmanshu Dhulia’s ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ title to be altered?
The Paan Singh Tomar director is facing the ire of the Valmiki Samaj for the current title of his just-announced film
Members of Haryana-based Valmiki Samaj have expressed resentment over the title of Jimmy Shergill-starrer Valmiki Ki Bandook. However, the film’s director Karan Butani says the film has nothing to do with lord Valmiki, and they are ready to alter the title if the need arises. “We happened to read an article about this new film in the papers, and we didn’t like the name of the film,” Raj Kumar, general secretary of Valmiki Samaj, said. “Valmiki is our guru, we worship him. He wrote the great Ramayana… so how can one associate something like a ‘bandook’ (gun) with his name. We wish to speak to the filmmakers and request them to alter the title,” he added. Click here to read more
‘Paan Singh Tomar’ director announces ‘Valmiki Ki Bandook’ with Jimmy Shergill
It will be a film on the gun culture of UP, again shot in Chambal
Tigmanshu Dhulia, whose film Paan Singh Tomar has been received with rave reviews last weekend, has announced a new film, Valmiki Ki Bandook. The director has teamed up with Jimmy Shergill again for the film. A satire on Uttar Pradesh’s gun culture, the project will be shot in the Chambal Valley. Dhulia had directed Jimmy in Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster. But with Valmiki Ki Bandook, Dhulia is associated as the creative director, while his assistant Karan Bhutani will wield the megaphone. Click here to read more