Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing

Garima and Siddharth are planning to start the shoot of the film related to surrogacy sometime this year

Press Trust of India July 21, 2019 16:45:49 IST
Toilet: Ek Prem Katha writer duo Garima-Siddharth to direct films on surrogacy, honour killing

Writer duo Garima Wahal and Siddharth Singh, best known for their work on Ram-Leela and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, are set to direct movies on surrogacy and honour killing.

Casting is currently underway for both the projects, said Garima.

"We are working on a film that revolves around surrogacy, it was earlier called Jasmine and another one is on honour killing. Both the films are ready and we shall go for whichever is ready casting wise first.

"Direction was a natural progression for us but we will continue to write scripts for other filmmamkers as well because writing is our passion" Garima told PTI.

She added that the character in their film on surrogacy goes from 16 to 29 years and they are looking for a right actor to play the part.

Toilet Ek Prem Katha writer duo GarimaSiddharth to direct films on surrogacy honour killing

Siddharth-Garima. Image from Twitter

"We are facing a bit difficulty in casting for the film. Since it revolves around pregnancy, surrogacy so there are some inhibitions that some female actors are having. It is tough to get the right casting."

Garima and Siddharth are planning to start the shoot of the film sometime this year.

The duo's second project, which focuses on honour killing, is set in MP. Garima said they want to approach the subject differently.

"Usually the lovers die in the end. But in our film's case, they are not willing to just get killed like the rest of them. They are from a small town, but are more smart with it.

"The important element of the film is a safe house where couples stay in police custody, they stay under police protection. We want to take it a notch above so we are showing things differently," she added.

Garima and Siddharth have also penned lyrics for Bajirao Mastani and soon to be released Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas.

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Hrithik Roshan's mother Pinkie tests COVID-19 positive, says she is asymptomatic
Entertainment

Hrithik Roshan's mother Pinkie tests COVID-19 positive, says she is asymptomatic

Pinkie Roshan, who tested positive for the coronavirus, is currently quarantining at home

Sanjay Dutt announces he's 'emerged victorious' in battle with cancer, thanks fans for 'countless blessings'
Entertainment

Sanjay Dutt announces he's 'emerged victorious' in battle with cancer, thanks fans for 'countless blessings'

Sanjay Dutt, who opened up for the first time about his cancer diagnosis last week, said he's emerged 'victorious' and thanked his fans for their "love, kindness and the countless blessings" in his statement.

Rana Daggubati's trilingual film Haathi Mere Saathi to release on Makar Sankranti 2021
Entertainment

Rana Daggubati's trilingual film Haathi Mere Saathi to release on Makar Sankranti 2021

Haathi Mere Saathi also stars Zoya Hussain, Pulkit Samrat and Shriya Pilgaonkar.