The Hindi film industry today woke up to an intriguing campaign by its top-notch talents — Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ayushmann Khurrana, Kartik Aryan, Taapsee Pannu, Rajkummar Rao, Emraan Hashmi, Manoj Bajpayee, Pratik Gandhi, and Mohit Suri. The stars took to Instagram and posted multiple captivating trivia about a particular terrorist attack which has sent netizens and their fans in a frenzy. Ever since they've posted those pictures, people are guessing what could this be about. While some are assuming it to be regarding an ambitious movie project, others are of the opinion that they have come together for a common cause towards fighting terrorism.
Now, Peepingmoon.com has got the details about what these industry stalwarts are hinting at. We have exclusively learned that Kareena, Ayushmann, Kartik, Taapsee, and others are set to reveal the first look of Hansal Mehta's next directorial that stars Paresh Rawal's son Aditya Rawal and Shashi Kapoor's grandson Zahan Kapoor who's making his acting debut with this film. Mehta's friend and filmmaker Anubhav Sinha is producing this yet-untitled film under his banner, Benaras Media Works. The film is currently being shot in Mumbai.
We have further learned that the Hansal Mehta film is based on Bangladesh's 2016 cafe terrorist attack in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed. Known as Bangladesh's worst terrorist attack, the incident took place on the evening of 1st July 2016 at Holey Artisan cafe in the upmarket Gulshan district of Dhaka. The attack was carried out by a group of five young men, armed with assault rifles and machetes, who opened fire and took diners hostage at gunpoint. 9 Italians, 7 Japanese, 4 Bangladeshis, 1 US citizen, and an Indian were brutally killed in this heinous act. After a 12-hour siege, the commandos stormed the building and rescued 13 hostages, killing all five militants behind the attack.