Mumbai, Feb 9 (PTI) Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar will topline the biographical drama “Saand Ki Aankh”.Also Read - School Reopening In UP: Normal Classes to Resume Soon in Uttar Pradesh? Read CM Adityanath's Latest Statement

The film, a collaboration between Reliance Entertainment, Anurag Kashyap, Nidhi Parmar and Chalk n Cheese Films, will tell the story of world’s oldest sharpshooters Chandro and Prakashi Tomar. Also Read - CBSE 12th Results 2021: Labourer's Daughter From UP Scores 100% Marks in Exam, Aspires to Become IAS Officer

It will directed by debutante filmmaker Tushar Hiranandani. He has earlier worked in the film industry as a screenwriter. Also Read - How 18 Travellers Were Trapped by Death in Barabanki Accident

The film is set in the hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh and will go on floors next week in Meerut.

Pednekar and Pannu have started prepping for their roles with intensive workshops and look tests.

“At a time where content is king, we believe ‘Saand Ki Aankh’ will truly stand out. With a great script, versatile actors like Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar and an immensely talented Tushar Hiranandani captaining the ship, we are confident we have a winner on our hands,” Kashyap said in a statement.

Hiranandani said, “We honestly couldn’t have asked for a better cast. Both Bhumi and Taapsee have put their heart and soul into the characters right from the initial prep to the training and their looks. The film is the perfect platform for them to reach their true potential as powerhouse performers.” Release date of the film has not been decided yet.

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