Actor Emraan Hashmi will produce and act in the film Father's Day
Actor Emraan Hashmi has signed the film, Father's Day, in which he will be essaying the role of Suryakant Bhande Patil. The film is based on the life of Patil, one of India’s top detectives who solved 120 child kidnapping cases for free.
Father's Day is an emotional father-son story based on a Gujarati book Drishyam Adrishyam by author Praful Shah. The film will be directed by debutante director Shantanu Baaghchi who has directed over 300 advertising films and will have its screenplay and dialogues written by Ritesh Shah, the acclaimed writer of films like Airlift, Pink and Raid. The film will jointly be produced by Emraan Hashmi Films and Mataram Films.
"Suryakantji’s story is very heartbreaking but greatly inspiring. It’s rare to find a person who has dedicated his whole life to helping find kidnapped children of others that too for free. I am extremely proud to be playing him in the film," said Emraan.
The film produced by Emraan Hashmi, Priya Gupta and Kalpana Udyawar will be shot in 2019 across Maharashtra.