After much speculation, Fox Star Studios announced The Fault In Our Stars remake with Sushant Singh Rajput and Sanjana Sanghi in the lead. Now the latest update on that front is that the film has been titled Kizie Aur Manny. And it is expected to go on floor in Jamshedpur.
Speaking on the same, debutant director Mukesh Chabbra, who is popularly known as a casting director, stated that he was keen on the location of Jamshedpur. He revealed that whilst scouting for locations, he had heard about it from Imtiaz Ali and R Madhavan. So when he arrived at the city for recce he felt it was apt for the film. Further he reasoned that he required the small town vibe for the film. He also described that Jamshedpur is a city with a big heart and cosmopolitan crowd which made it perfect for the film.
Kizie Aur Manny is based on the names of the main protagonists. The film, which went on floor today in Jamshedpur, in fact, started with the scene featuring Kizie, played by Sanjana Sanghi. The first shot of the day, which kicked off at 5 in the morning, was with Kizie and the actors playing her parents. The said shot was taken in Kizie’s household.
On the other hand, Mukesh Chabbra also discussed the origin of the name in Kizie in recent reports. He revealed that he ‘imported’ it from Africa, just because he thought it suited Sanjana perfectly. For the uninitiated, Sanjana Sanghi played a brief role in the Imtiaz Ali film Rockstar featuring Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri.
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