Two of the most talented actors of Hindi cinema, Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah will be soon seen sharing screen in their upcoming film titled ‘Jalsa’. Produced by T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment the team has commenced filming in Mumbai.
Co-written and directed by the highly acclaimed Suresh Triveni the film also stars Rohini Hattangadi, Iqbal Khan, Vidhatri Bandi, Gurpal Singh and Surya Kasibhatla, (making his debut) with Manav Kaul in important roles.
Sharing his excitement about the film, Suresh Triveni said “It is my absolute pleasure to collaborate with T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment on Jalsa and to work with my fantastic crew and cast led by Vidya and Shefali. With Jalsa, we hope to engage, thrill and entertain movie-watchers with a unique tale of powerful characters and precarious circumstances.”
Vidya Balan also talked about Jalsa and her reunion with Suresh Triveni saying “I’m very excited to collaborate again with Suresh. Tumhari Sulu was a one-of-a-kind; fun experience and I look forward to us creating something special with Jalsa. Jalsa is an edgy but human story and I can’t wait to firstly start work on it and then share it with the world. I’m also delighted to reunite with Abundantia Entertainment and T-series on the back of Sherni and look forward to working with Shefali who I have admired for a long time as well as the rest of the amazing cast and awesome crew.”
Shefali Shah added, “I am so excited to be a part of “Jalsa”. It is a story with such a unique perspective that when Suresh first told me about it, I knew I just had to do it. I’m also excited to work with Vidya, whose work I have deeply admired. It’s also wonderful that I’m working with producers like Abundantia Entertainment and T-Series, two companies that are at the forefront of curating interesting and engaging content.”
Bhushan Kumar, Producer and Managing Director of T-Series said, “I can proudly say that, in recent times, Jalsa has been one of the sharpest scripts that T-Series and I have had a chance to partner on. And with actors like Vidya Balan and Shefali Shah leading it, the film becomes even more special. I’m delighted to work again with Suresh and of course, very happy to join hands with Vikram and team once again, taking our collaboration further.”
Vikram Malhotra, Producer and CEO, Abundantia Entertainment shared his pride on working with such talented people saying “It is a proud day for Abundantia Entertainment to assemble amazing creative talent like Vidya, Shefali and Suresh in one film! Jalsa underpins our vision of enabling powerful stories and progressive storytellers. I’m thrilled to partner with Suresh, the talented debutant writer, Prajwal as well as a terrific team to take Suresh’s vision forward. Working with T-Series is a successful habit now and I look forward to yet another winning outing.”