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Hansal Mehta to reportedly make new short for Amazon titled Modern Love - Baai

Tanuja, Talat Aziz, Rakesh Kamboj, and Ajay Mehra are said to have been roped in for the film  

Akhila Damodaran
Jan 03, 2022
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Hansal Mehta 

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta who is known for films and series like Chalaang and Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story is back with another interesting project. Mehta is reportedly working on a new short film for Amazon. The short titled Modern Love Story – Baai is said to feature Tanuja, Talat Aziz, Rakesh Kamboj, and Ajay Mehra. This will mark their first collaboration with the filmmaker.

According to Telechakkar, the film will be based on the modern-day love story of a gay couple, which will be produced under the banner of Pritish Nandy Communications. However, not many details on the project are currently available. 

Hansal Mehta's earlier film Aligarh was also about gay love

Hansal has earlier worked on a project based on gay love. The 2015 film Aligarh was about a professor on whom a sting operation is carried out to find his sexual orientation. The film starred Manoj Bajpayee, Ashish Vidyarthi and Rajkummar Rao. Mehta's series Scam 1992 became one of the most successful and loved series and helped the lead actor Pratik Gandhi rise to fame. The series has a 9.5 rating on IMDb. 

The portal had earlier reported that the filmmaker has roped in Pratik Gandhi too for the short, marking their second collaboration after Scam 1992. Armaann Tahil, Ranveer Brar, Tarun Kapoor, and Rushad Rana too are said to play important roles in the movie.

Mehta is also working currently on a thriller web series featuring Aamir Ali, Deepak Tijori, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Vivek Gomber, Amruta Khanvilkar, Rajat Kapoor, Gaurav Paswala, and Harry Parmar. The shooting is ongoing and Aamir has already joined the sets in Cape Town. The series will also be shot in Delhi and Ukraine. It is said to be based on the Somalian Pirates will stream on Disney+Hotstar. It is backed by Karma Media and Entertainment. 

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