DHAKA: Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor is not acting in the much-debated Bangladeshi film“Masud Rana,” according to an official Facebook post of Jaaz Multimedia uploaded on Saturday (September 28).
Earlier, following another post of Jaaz Multimedia uploaded on August 29, rumors circulated that Shraddha Kapoor herself was not aware about it. Now truth has manifested.
According to Jaaz Multimedia, Jaaz Multimedia signed a contract with Shraddha Kapoor. It even sent signing money in advance through an agent of Shraddha Kapoor. Shraddha Kapoor was scheduled to work for ‘Masud Rana’ between September 27 and October 20 of this current year. However, Shraddha Kapoor is busy with another schedule of a cinema, which is why she is unable to work for ‘Masud Rana.’
That being said Jaaz Multimedia stated that it had already signed a new contract with another Bollywood actress. Soon, her name will be released.
Bangladeshi-born Hollywood film director Asif Akbar will direct the film. Asif Akbar obtained a higher a degree in Films Studies from Columbia University in USA. He has already directed three films and produced many more.
The media said the production cost of the film was estimated around USD 10 million or Taka 83 crore. The film will be released in Bangladesh and Kolkata in Bangla language and across the world in English language.
The cinema will be shot in Mauritius, Thailand and Bangladesh.
The film is based upon Qazi Anwar Hussain’s Dhongsho-Pahar in other words ‘The Hill of Destruction.’ English title of the film is MR-9
BDST: 1718 HRS, SEP 28, 2019