The late actor will be seen in ‘Mr. Kabaadi’ directed by his ex-wife Seema Kapoor and featuring the actor Annu Kapoor.
A satirical comedy will debut on the screens next month. The movie has Om Puri acting another great role and it’s directed by his ex-wife. His partner in filming will be non-other than the famous actor, Annu Kapoor.
Annu Kapoor has the main role in the production. The film is written and directed by Seema Kapoor, Puri’s first wife.
Mr. Kabaadi is a satirical comedy fare. It is believed that comedy arises when thoughts and emotions that lay hidden in the subconscious are expressed consciously. In this film, it is shown how, when a ‘kabaadiwala’ or a scrap dealer becomes rich, how he flaunts his wealth so he can be like other millionaires, how he changes his wardrobe, how he is trying a different accent and how he is expanding his business. All the actors in the film are power performers. The film has shaped up quite well and it will be liked by the classes as well as the masses.
If rumours are to be believed Om Puri has reunited with his first wife Seema Kapoor, and have teamed up professionally to feature in her directorial venture Mr. Kabaddi. The film was expected to go on floors on September 5.
Previously, Seema Kapoor was writing scripts for TV shows
Before starting to write scripts and directing films, Seema used to write scripts for TV shows such as Chinn and also directed few episodes of Rishtey which was appreciated by a lot of viewers.
Seema directed Haat: The Weekly Bazaar, it was a NFDC film, which featured actors such as Divya Dutta, Yashpal Sharma and Archana Puran Singh. Acting, writing and direction runs in the family. Her father, Madan Lal Kapoor, was a veteran theatre actor. Her elder brother, Ranjit Kapoor, is a writer (Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron) while Annu is into acting as well, as anchoring. So with this, we can be assured of witnessing a breathtaking film from her which such star casts.
The official announcement of the film was made on 31 August 2016. The title of the film is Mr. Kabaadi. The film was shot in a start to finish 35 days schedule in the most beautiful locations in and around Lucknow and later on some portion of the film was shot in Jhalawar Rajasthan and Mumbai.
Editing of the film is done by renowned editor Mr Sanjib Datta. All the actors of film are Star of Acting and Very Versatile. Film has superb Kabaadi Song by the most dynamic Singer Sukhwinder Singh, Romantic Melodious Songs are sung by Outstanding Singers Shaan – Madhushree, Vikrant Bhartiya and Javed Ali and a Bhajan with Comic Touch sung by Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota. There is a Quawaali showing fight between Om Puri and Annu Kapoor sung by Javed Ali and Gani Mohammad. Film is full with great comedy from start to finish.
The cast also includes Sarika, Vinay Pathak, Rajveer Singh, Kashish Vora and Brijendra Kala.
Puri, an acclaimed actor, died of a heart attack in January at his home in Mumbai. He was only 66.