Veteran actress Tanuja to play a role in the film, ' A Death in Gunj' directed by Konkana Sen Sharma.

Jun 02, 2017 - 06:02 hrs IST
Veteran actress Tanuja to play a role in the film, ' A Death in Gunj' directed by Konkana Sen Sharma.

The veteran actress will be essaying a role in the film directed by the young actress turned director Konkana Sen Sharma . An off beat film with a varied story line.   This is her debut role as a director of the film for the first time and she recalls her experience as a liberating one.   A Death in the Gunj is a 1979 McCluskiegan story which will be fascinating and chilling experience.

A Death in the Gunj has Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey in the lead character and Tillotama Shome, Tanuja, Vikrant Massey , Gulshan Devaiah , Jim Sarbh and Om Puri in pivotal roles.

Konkana Sen thoroughly enjoyed her new venture in a director's position and said it was tough as the starcast and the team had an amazing energy levels and managing real life friends was a tough call !!

She is extremely happy to have two veterans in her film, Tanuja and late Om Puri who unfortunately passed away before the film's release.  She recalls he was a jovial man who made people laugh on the sets and feels blessed to have had him as a part of her debut directorial film.

Scheduled for it's release today on 2nd June 2017. The film was launched by Gulzar and Vishal Bhardjwaj at the press conference held in 2016.