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Ritesh Batra Begins Shooting Photograph In Mumbai

Ritesh Batra
 On  October 4 the internationally-acclaimed director Ritesh Batra began  shooting in Mumbai for his new film,tentatively entitled Photograph.
 The Mumbai saga, Ritesh’s second film to be situated  in the city of plenty,features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and theDangal girl Sania Malhotra. The film will feature plenty of Mumbai’s most precious  monsoonal images.
So does Nawazuddin play a photographer in Photograph?
“That’s what I  have been reading,” says Batra. “Right now it’s earlydays to talk about this film. We’ve just started. I am so pleased to reunite with Nawaz. So much has changed for both of us since we worked together inThe Lunchbox.I am really glad he’s achieved so  much since then.”
Photograph, reveals Batra, would be predominantly in  Hindi.  “But it would also have English and Gujarati.”
The director fresh from the success of  his  new film Our Souls At Night on Netflix, will be stationed in Mumbaiwith his wife and little daughter  until the end  of the year.

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