Mumbai, Sep 1: Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra has begun shooting his upcoming film ‘Pyaas’ in his hometown Lucknow. The political thriller has an ensemble starcast of Rahul Bhatt, Richa Chaddha, Saurabh Shukla, Vipin Sharma, Vineet Singh and Anurag Kashyap.

“‘Pyaas’: a film about the addiction of power. The script has evolved beautifully. May the Godess of cinema bless me!. Shooting in Lucknow,” Mishra tweeted. The ‘Hazaaron Khwaaishein Aisi’ director’s last year’s release was Arjun Rampal-Chitrangda Singh starrer ‘Inkaar’, which dealt with the subject of sexual harassment in work places.