Siddharth and Garima, writer and lyricist duo of Goliyon Ki Raasleela - Ram Leela and Kabir Singh, are set to make their directorial debut with Sony Pictures India's upcoming film Saale Aashiq. The project is currently in the final stage of scripting.
Kabir Singh writer duo Siddharth and Garima make their directorial debut with Sony Pictures India’s Saale Aashiq
Excited about the association, Vivek Krishnani, Managing Director, Sony Pictures Films India says, “Over the last couple of years as we have ramped up our local production, we have especially focused on partnering with and nurturing new and young talent. Be it writers, directors or actors; we are extremely supportive of creating an ecosystem that brings forth new stories, offers fresh perspectives and highlights genuine talent. Siddharth and Garima have enthralled audiences worldwide with their rich, vibrant characters and stories. It’s high time that they turn directors. We are excited to be with them on this journey with Saale Aashiq. It’s a story that is set to resonate with the youth of our times.”
Director duo Siddharth- Garima says, "The kind of stories that we want to tell need to have a very strong social message at heart. We are glad that Sony Pictures Films India is equally excited to take it ahead. The studio has a team with great passion and creativity to lead the film. We are super excited to be associated with them.”
A gritty youth drama, Saale Aashiq is set to go on the floor in the second half of 2021.
The duo is elated to be taking up a directorial venture after working as writers for years. It is a story that will resonate with the youth of today. The casting of the film will be announced soon before the project goes on floors.
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