Yami Gautam To Be Seen As A Crime Reporter In Her Upcoming Project

Vicky Donor actress, Yami Gautam, who recently celebrated one month of marital bliss with husband Aditya Dhar, is all set to resume work, post marriage. On Tuesday, the actor took to Instagram to announce her next project, titled Lost. As per reports, it is an investigative drama centered around media integrity and journalistic ethics. Set against the rustic, old school backdrop of Kolkata, the film will be directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, with Yami Gautam in the lead, as a bold and feisty crime reporter. Written by Shyamal Sengupta and Ritesh Shah, the film boasts of an ensemble cast that includes Pankaj Kapur, Rahul Khanna, Neil Bhoopalam, Pia Bajpiee and Tushar Pandey. The film is slated for a 2022 release.

Upon being asked to share some details about the project, director Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury said, “The film explores themes like commitment, responsibility, holding hands and making our world beautiful and compassionate. For me, it is important that any film I make should have a social context and that the stories are are taken from the world around us. Lost is an emotional thriller that represents a higher quest, a search for lost values of empathy and integrity.

The film will be presented by Namah Pictures and Zee Studios. Talking about the collaboration, Shariq Patel of Zee Studios said, “We are pleased to be working with Namah Pictures for this new venture. It is a tightly knit script that will keep you hooked till the end. We are confident that Aniruddha will create a masterpiece with his skills and Yami will be a delight to watch in this role. The film will resonate with everyone and highlight important social issues of current times. Shareen Mantri Kedia of Namah Pictures, further added, “To be able to tell a story that is engaging, riveting and relatable is what we aim for and this film ticks all those boxes. We are pleased to partner with Zee Studios in bringing this wonderful story to audiences the world over. With Aniruddha helming the direction, Yami headlining an interesting ensemble of actors and sharp writing by Shyamal Sengupta and Ritesh Shah, this surely will be a thrilling journey.”

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