Mumbai: Veteran actress turned director Revathi is all set to direct Bollywood actress Kajol’s next feature The Last Hurrah. The makers announced the details about the upcoming movie on Tuesday.
Movie critic Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and wrote, “KAJOL – REVATHY COLLABORATE FOR A NEW FILM… #Kajol to star in actress-director # Revathy’s new film… Titled #TheLastHurrah… Inspired by a true story… Currently in pre-production, will go on floors soon… Produced by Suuraj Sinngh and Shraddha Agrawal.”
Inspired by a true story, the movie chronicles the tale of “an excellent mother, Sujata, who battled the most challenging circumstances one can ever face with a smile.”
Speaking on her first collaboration with Kajol and taking this story for her, Revathi wrote, “Sujata’s journey in The Last Hurrah is extremely close to my heart. It’s not only relatable but also inspiring. When Suuraj, Shraddha and I were discussing this film, Kajol was the first person who came to our mind. Her soft yet energetic eyes and her beautiful smile will make you believe that anything is possible and that is exactly how Sujata is. So I am very excited for this collaboration and to be working with Kajol for this heartening story.”
While announcing the movie, Kajol shared that she directly fell connected with her character when she heard the story of ‘The Last Hurrah.’
Happy to get together with Revathi for this wonderful story, Kajol shared, “When I heard the story of The Last Hurrah, I could instantly connect with Sujata and I thought her journey was incredibly inspiring. I think it’s a beautiful journey and it deserves to be shared with everyone. And to have Revathy direct me for this story gives me more strength to play Sujata and showcase her strengths.”
Under Blive Productions and Take 23 Studios Production, Suuraj Sinngh and Shraddha Agrawal will produce the film. Sammeer Arora writes the movie; The Last Hurrah is now in the pre-production stage.
Revathi, who has made the National Award-winning movie Mitr, My Friend and Phir Milenge, told Kajol was the appropriate choice for this role.