Director Vivek Agnihotri has just returned from shooting his film which will expose some uncomfortable truths on the mysterious death of the former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in in Tashkent. Says Vivek, “We shot in Tashkent and Samarkand. Most of the local people are great fans of Raj Kapoor and Mithun Chakraborty. All the guides in Tashkent openly say that Lal Bahadur Shastri was poisoned. That makes our film more relevant and it will help at least bring out all the facts related to Shastri which the successive governments have hidden from us.”
The endeavour for Agnihotri is to tell the story honestly. “Truth can be told if one is willing to sacrifice material comforts. Materialistic ambition makes us compromise on truth and that’s why we don’t make films trying to investigate the truth. For last 20 years I have a wish to make a film on Osho. Sadly, no actor wants to play him.”
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