The film has been directed by Sudhir Mishra
Last Updated: 02.17 PM, Apr 19, 2023
Whenever anyone mentions the name Sudhir Mishra the first thing that comes to our mind is his quintessential style of filmmaking. Be it ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’ or ‘Chameli’ or even
‘Is Raat Ki Subah Nahin’, one just cannot miss the trademark of ‘Sudhir Mishra’ in these films. Given his repertoire of making such stunning films, formed the reason for excitement amongst the cinegoers when he announced his upcoming film ‘Afwaah’. The film sees the unusual pairing of Nawazuddin Siddique and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles. Besides them, the film also will see Sumeet Vyas, TJ Bhanu and Sharib Hashmi playing prominent roles.
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The makers of the film today announced the release date of the film as May 5 this year. The film, which is touted to be a quirky thriller fr sorts, is about how a rumour has the power to turn someone’s life upside down. Speaking about the film, producer Anubhav Sinha said, "It’s been an enriching experience collaborating with Sudhir on this important film. I believe 'Afwaah' is a very important film that accomplishes our objective of producing films that are high on content".
On the other hand, the film’s director Sudhir Mishra said, "What if the monster chasing you is a bloody rumour? Basically you’re screwed because there’s no place to hide. The monster will always get there before you. What is worse is that sometimes the monster comes in the shape of a friend or a lover or a parent. If this is not the basis of an f-ing good thriller, then I don’t know what is! Presenting my reaction to our times: Afwaah."
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The film ‘Afwaah has been produced by Anubhav Sinha under his banner ‘Benaras Mediaworks’.