Vishal Bhardwaj is all set with his upcoming movie ‘Pataakha’ and recently during a media interaction he said that he wanted to cast popular Hollywood actress Uma Thurman and Scarlett Johansson to play the role of two sisters in the film.
The director was interacting with the media at the song launch of "Pataakha" along with actors Sunil Grover, Radhika Madan and Sanya Malhotra, and singers Rekha Bhardwaj and Sunidhi Chauhan in Mumbai. When asked whether he always wanted to work with new actors for this film, Bhardwaj said: "I wanted to work with Uma Thurman and Scarlett Johansson as sisters in the film as it would have looked so amazing to see them speaking Rajasthani in the film, but sadly, they don't know how to speak Rajasthani.
He also gave the reason why he thought of choosing new actors for the role. He said,"I wanted to cast new people in this film because the kind of commitment I was seeking in this film would have been given to me by new actors only." Revealing that "Pataakha" is a based on real incidents, Bhardwaj said: "This film is a biopic as a writer of 'Do Behnein' Charan Singh Pathik has two brothers who got married to two sisters who used to fight a lot with each other and they ended up marrying in the same home.
Vishal Bhardwaj has been working with famous Bollywood stars in past and now he wanted to try something new. "As far as the experience of working in this film is concerned, I really had fun making this film because the kind of energy was there on film's set was amazing. For many years, I have been working with stars, so I felt so liberated after making this film with the comparatively new cast" said Vishal Bhardwaj. "Pataakha" is a comedy-drama film directed by Vishal Bhardwaj about two sisters who share a difficult relationship with each other. Based on Charan Singh Pathik's short story, the film features Sanya Malhotra, debutant Radhika Madan, Sunil Grover, Saanand Verma and Vijay Raaz in lead roles.
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