Bollywood’s favourite actor Sanjay Mishra starring in the upcoming movie ‘Andaman’ is an inspirational village quarantine drama. Mishra along with Rajesh Tailang and debutante Anand Raj unveiled its trailer on Friday.
Helmed by Smita Singh and produced by 8 Pillar Motion Pictures, ‘Andaman’ was released independently on November 20, 2021 on the OTT platform, Open Theatre.
Written by Anand Raaj the movie’s plot is based on a village in Andaman, where people are not aware about the crises engendered because of the pandemic. The film revolves around a makeshift quarantine-centre in an unprivileged village and deals with the harsh realities of society.
Anand Raj is playing a role of a government COVID in-charge of the village, where villagers are not accepting the change he is trying to bring for the welfare of the community.
Debutante Director Smita Singh shares her experience while shooting the movie, she says, working with Sanjay Mishra was not just fun and inspirational, but it was more of learning from such extremely talented and experienced actor. As me being a debut director in the film, he guided me a lot through the technicalities. He is such a warm, hardworking and genuine person which puts fire in hearts of everyone. Since long I was a fan of his acting and then working with him was such a momentous and comprehending journey.
Known for his impactful acting skills, Sanjay Mishra says, no film or filmmaker is big or small. A film creates large impact only after its making. I’m sure this film will create that spark. I’m doing this film to support a new talent and have seen the hard work put by the director and the entire team hence said yes to the project. I really want new talent to grow because they come with fresh ideas and concept.
The film has been shot in Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh, based on the daily life challenges of a common man in rural area, ‘Andaman’ coherently exhibit the power of the will to change the arena even in the most challenging situation.
Film Andaman is streaming on www.opentheatre.in