'Sharmajee Ki Beti': Ayushmann Khurrana celebrates wife Tahira Kashyap's directorial debut at Jio Mami Film Festival
Mumbai, November 3: Celebrated actor and doting husband Ayushmann Khurrana is absolutely thrilled about his wife Tahira Kashyap's debut as a director in 'Sharmajee Ki Beti.' The auspicious unveiling took place at the prestigious Jio Mami Film Festival.
'Sharmajee Ki Beti' unfolds a heartwarming narrative that masterfully interlaces the intricacies of family, identity, and relationships, with women at the forefront. The film earned a resounding standing ovation at the festival, setting the stage for an eagerly awaited cinematic experience.
Ayushmann Khurrana, brimming with enthusiasm, expressed, "I've been a part of this journey right from the start. I've delved into the script and witnessed the film's evolution through the edits. I'm genuinely excited about this one; it's an absolute gem of a film. I've seen Tahira's unwavering dedication, and now we're thrilled to see it grace the big screen."
Speaking about the film and her collaboration with Applause Entertainment, director Tahira Kashyap shared, "This will be my first time watching the film on the grand cinematic canvas. The storyline has always resided in my heart, and my vision has consistently been to infuse it with humor and a dash of quirkiness. It's a delightful comedy film, and I hope it resonates with the audience. The team at Applause predominantly comprises men, and their support for a women-centric project is truly commendable; it reflects their belief in the concept."
In another heartwarming moment, Ayushmann celebrated their anniversary with a lovely Instagram post, featuring a picture with his wife. His caption read, "This girl has set the stage on fire. 'Att' is a Punjabi term for 'amazing' or maybe 'extraordinary.' Yesterday was a beautiful fusion of special occasions and emotions. It marked our anniversary, Karva Chauth, and, most importantly, the screening of her directorial debut, #Sharmajeekibeti, at @mumbaifilmfestival. The film's warm reception, her labor of love, was the most precious gift. Stay as beautiful as you are, @tahirakashyap inside out."
'Sharmajee Ki Beti,' a delightful women-centric comedy-drama, features talented actors Sakshi Tanwar, Divya Dutta, and Saiyami Kher in leading roles. The production is a joint venture between Applause Entertainment and Ellipsis Entertainment.
On the professional front, Ayushmann Khurrana recently graced the screen in 'Dream Girl 2,' a sequel to the 2019 blockbuster 'Dream Girl.' The film follows the journey of Karam, a small-town lad portrayed by Ayushmann, as he endeavors to lead a sincere life in Mathura. His life takes an unexpected twist when he falls in love with Pari, played by Ananya Panday, leading to a series of chaotic and comical events. The film also accomplished the remarkable feat of entering the coveted Rs 100 crore club.