Director-producer Sooraj Barjatya remains in Lucknow these days performing a recce of his latest film Uunchai, the shooting of which is presently going on in Nepal with Parineeti Chopra, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, and Sarika.
Barjatya reached the city on Monday and first mosted likely to Kanpur to hunt for areas there. On Tuesday the Hum Saath Hain director went looking for possible shoot locations in Lucknow at the Rumi Darwaza, Ambedkar Park, and also Hazratganj.
The capturing of the film that stars Amitabh Bachchan, Neena Gupta, Boman Irani, Nafisa Ali Sodhi, Danny Denzongpa as well as Anupam Kher is expected to start after March 10 in Lucknow, Agra, and Kanpur.
Barjatya makes a directorial resurgence with Uunchai, he had last guided the Salman Khan starrer Prem Ratan Dhan Payo in 2015. He is additionally the author of the movie which is claimed to be based upon the story of the connection shared between a few senior individuals.
This will be Amitabh Bachchan's 2nd movie in Lucknow after Gulabo Sitabo. He teams up with Barjatya after more than three decades. He had last worked with them in Khuda Gawah in 1991.