Thackeray is Not About Box-office Says Amrita Rao
Talented actress Amrita Rao says that her forthcoming movie Thackeray is not about box-office, working in such a film is a huge deal for her.
The makers organized a special screening of the film here in Mumbai. Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, Shoojit Sircar along with Thackeray ensemble graced the occasion.
Talking about the film and Friday opening, Amrita Rao said, “This Fridays is not an ordinary Friday, and this has nothing to do with the box-office collection because I have worked in this film called Thackeray, this itself is a huge deal for me and us”
Thackeray will clash with Manikarnika at the box-office on 25th January, as both the films are releasing on the same date.
Amrita Rao also added that excitement and curiosity about the film is unprecedented for different reasons. She said, “We went to many states and cities, and everyone is so excited about the film. There are of course people who worship Bala Saheb, because of the improvement he made in their lives, those people have a different sentiment about the film. And many have a curiosity about the film, who hails from other different cities. We have always been enamored by Bala Saheb’s personality, so we’re very excited”
Amrita Rao graced the special screening with her husband Anmol for the first time and quipped that the film is special to her.
She said, “This is my first screening with Anmol or that matter anywhere. We have been dating for years now but this film is special and that is why we’re together on this red carpet”
The film stars, Amrita Rao as Meena Tai Thackeray and veteran actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Bal Thackeray. Directed by Abhijit Panse and produced by Viacom Motion pictures the film will release on 25th Jan 2019.