Sanjay Dutt will start filming his comeback project Bhoomi from February 15. The mahurat shot of the film directed by Omung Kumar and produced by T Series and Legend Studios will take place in Agra. "'Bhoomi' is extra special to me because its Sanjay's comeback film. It will be great to have him back where he belongs - in front of the camera," Omung said in a statement. The revenge drama will see the 57-year-old actor for the first time on the big screen after he completed his jail term.
The movie revolves around the relationship between a father and daughter. Actress Aditi Rao Hydari is cast in the role of Dutt's daughter. Shekhar Suman, who is also part of the movie and Sharad Kelkar, who plays the villain in the film will be present too along with Hydari. "With much zeal surrounding the comeback of Baba on screen and the exciting new father-daughter Jodi played by Sanjay and Aditi, we are looking forward to flag off the mahurat in Agra," producer Bhushan Kumar said. Bhoomi is scheduled to release on August 4. (ALSO READ - Aditi Rao Hydari to play Sanjay Dutt's daughter in his comeback film, Bhoomi)
Originally, Dutt wanted Aditi's role to be portrayed by Alia Bhatt. The young actress is on every filmmaker and actor's list to work with because of her immense talent and recognition. However, she denied doing the movie and was in fact, hell bent on not doing it. post this, the makers then approached Hydari, who gave it a go. The diva has quite a few projects with Padmavati and Mani Ratnam's next as well. Isn't that super cool?
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