Actor Singer Ayushmann Khurrana is these days shooting for upcoming movie ‘Shoot The Piano Player’ which has been helmed by Sriram Raghavan’s and also features talented actress Tabu. The said project has been produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Matchbox Pictures.
Matchbox took to social media in which we get to see that Ayushmann playing a piano. They captioned the picture as, “Fun Begins in Pune… Sriram Raghavan, Matchbox Pictures, Viacom 18, Ajit Andhare, Sarita Patil, Sanjay Routray.”
The project was announced two years back the director had made a announcement that he is working on a script which will be based on Vikas Swarup’s ‘The Accidental Apprentice . But as of now there is no confirmation whether ‘Shoot The Piano’ Player is the same film. Swarup last book Q&A was adapted into the big screen went on the win hearts of the people all around the world and also won the Oscar and was called Slumdog Millionaire.
Many of the Opinion that the said project is a thriller as it is Sriram’s speciality. His start film was Badlapur which featured Varun Dhawan which was a revenge drama. The said project will first marks the collaborating of Ayushmann and Tabu with ace filmmaker Sriram. Also what interesting to note that it’s also a first for the two actors to share the screen space.
Viacom 18 Motion Pictures’ COO Ajit Adhare was quoted saying in a media interaction that, “Sriram Raghvan’s genre of films contains a unique sense of intrigue and thrill. I am excited about our next with Sriram for exactly tis reason. Moreover, this partnership gives our slate of films a new dimension that we have been looking to add.”
Talking about the movie, the director Raghavan was quoted saying that, “This is a genre that has always excited me, and I am looking forward to associate with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures for my upcoming film.”
A rare fact in relation of the movie is that a french movie by the same name was released in 1960 and bore the same name as ‘Shoot The Piano Player. ’ It was the adaptation of Down There by author David Goodis. The movie talked about the story of washed-up classical pianist, the said role was essayed by Charles Aznavou who is angry with life post his wife’s suicide. The role of wife was played by Nicole Berger. Only time will tell if the movie is based on it or the said project is anywhere connected to the French movie.