Sony Pictures Networks Productions and actor Dino Morea’s production house, DM Movies have joined hands for a quirky comedy titled ‘Helmet’.
Directed by Satram Ramani, ‘Helmet’ is a truly funny script which touches upon a topic that is considered embarrassing for most people in India, and will showcase the same in a funny and entertaining manner.
Ramani has previously assisted Prabhudeva, Pooja Bhatt and Sohail Khan and this is his directorial debut. Rohan Shankar, who previously wrote ‘Luka Chuppi’ has been roped in as the writer.
The film will feature Aparshakti Khurana and Pranutan Bahl in lead roles. Khurana has had a fantastic year garnering praises for his performances in multiple films, like ‘Luka Chuppi’ and ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ and this film will be his first as a lead actor. On the other hand, Pranutan Bahl – granddaughter of yesteryear actress Nutan made her Bollywood debut this year with ‘Notebook’ where she was praised for her acting prowess.
The film also features the talented Abhishek Banerjee who was a part of many successful films like ‘Stree’, ‘Dream Girl’ and ‘Bala’ and Ashish Verma was last seen in ‘Article 15’.
The film has gone on floors in Benaras and is scheduled for a worldwide release in 2020.
Vivek Krishnani, Managing Director – Sony Pictures Entertainment India stated, “At Sony, we have always aimed at supporting those projects that stem from a strong content base and are glad that Dino Moreo brought this film to us. We believe in telling insightful stories and Helmet is one such film that picks a subject that is of utmost need today and is told in a way which will touch a chord with audiences. We are also happy to present the talented Aparshakti Khurana in a lead role as we have always believed in backing upcoming talents and providing them a platform to excel.”
Producer Morea says, “For Helmet, I am glad to have a powerful studio like Sony Pictures on board. They have the strength and expertise, and I hope its the beginning of a new, super, long-lasting association. Satram and Rohan have cracked a fantastic, relevant story which will appeal to each and everyone.”