Applause Entertainment and Ellipsis Entertainment have announced a collaboration for Tahira Kashyap Khurrana’s debut feature, ‘Sharmaji Ki Beti’.
The female-centric slice-of-life comedy-drama is about the modern Indian female experience. It boasts of power-packed talent including Sakshi Tanwar, Divya Dutta, and Saiyami Kher.
Talking about the film, Sameer Nair, CEO of Applause Entertainment says, “ Sharmaji Ki Beti is a charming, spirited tale that’s been written with an effusive affection for its characters and the worlds they inhabit. Tahira Kashyap Khurrana has emerged as a unique, prominent literary voice and her stories have always resonated with their sharp wit and striking attention to detail. We’re excited to present her feature directorial debut to the world and to partner with Ellipsis Entertainment in bringing this wonderful narrative to life.”
Managing Partners Tanuj Garg and Atul Kasbekar from Ellipsis Entertainment say, “As magnets for promising new talent, we are delighted to now launch the incredibly accomplished Tahira Kashyap Khurrana as a feature director, having propelled top ad names like Ram Madhvani, Suresh Triveni and Aakash Bhatia to the front of the filmed entertainment space. We’re proud of what this special script has turned out to be and are delighted to partner with the folks at Applause on what is the beginning of a long-term relationship.”
Writer-Director Tahira Kashyap Khurrana says, “Sharmaji Ki Beti is like an extension of my personality as it is inspired by various incidents and characters I have met, experienced and observed in real life. It will always hold a very special place in my heart because it’s the first script I ever wrote. I am thrilled that it is coming to life as my directorial debut venture in the feature film space. It is an amalgamation of emotions striking the perfect balance, with a happy, relatable, emotional and inspiring narrative. A big shoutout to the formidable cast and crew we’ve put together for this exciting journey, and to Applause and Ellipsis for continuing to believe in brave set-ups and subjects and giving new talent an opportunity.”
The film’s shoot is underway in Mumbai and Chandigarh.