Bhumi Pednekar shares a photo with real-life Chandro Tomar on the sets of ‘Saand Ki Aankh’
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Bhumi Pednekar shares a photo with real-life Chandro Tomar on the sets of ‘Saand Ki Aankh’

Bhumi Pednekar is known for her realistic portrayal of unusual characters in most films based on social issues. She will soon be seen in the film ‘Saand Ki Aankh,’

Bhumi Padnekar is known for her strong acting and an eye for unusual roles. She worked as a casting director for six years before joining the film industry. Bhumi Pednekar’s debut film ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ with Ayushman Khurrana was not only a  commercial success but Bhumi’s role as a girl suffering from obesity was greatly appreciated. Bhumi Pednekar has the ability to completely mold herself into the character. She was a completely different person in “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ with Akshay Kumar. Bhumi Pednekear not only lost lots of weight but also portrayed a completely different character.

She will soon be seen in her upcoming film ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ which is releasing on Dewali October 25th, 2019. This film is a biopic where Bhumi is playing the role of a headstrong woman  Chandro Tomar who was a sharpshooter. She recently posted a picture on her Instagram where she could be seen as an old woman in the character with the real-life Chandro Tomar. Bhumi Pednekar also penned down a heartfelt note for her role and the film.

‘Chandro Tomar! I remember the 1st time I was offered this film. I was like how will we ever pull it off.Will we be able to do justice to it and their epic story. And now I can proudly say @tusharhiranandani this is been the most special film of my career.Playing @shooterdadiofficial has been life changing. Thank you team #SaandKiAankh and my bebe @taapsee @shooterdadi for making this journey so memorable.’

‘Saand Ki Aankh’ is directed by Anurag Kashyap and is a project of Reliance Entertainment. In this film, the main actors are Bhumi Pednekar, Tapsee Pannu and Prakash Jha. The real-life characters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar who are two sharpshooters from Uttar Pradesh broke the stereotypes for the women around them in the conservative society. While their achievements are well-known, their struggle is not known to the world. ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ intends to showcase their struggle to the world.

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By Saadia Ahmed
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