Mumbai: Actor Anuj Saxena’s production house Maverick, which is going to launch Chirag Paswan, son of Ram Vilas Paswan, Union minister of chemicals, fertilizers and steel in a romantic film has signed director Tanveer Khan for the untitled film.
Tanveer Khan is a dialogue writer-turned-film director who directed Madhoshi (John, Bipasha) and Deadline-sirf 24 Ghante (Irrfan Khan, Konkona Sen Sharma and Rajit Kapoor). He has in the past penned hit films like Jigar, Suhag, Ishq, Yeah Dil Ashiqaana and Rishtey.
After Ritiesh Deshmukh, who happens to be chief Minister Vilas Raj Deshmukh’s son, this is the second entry into Bollywood of a politician son. The film is expected to go on the floors by July this year.
Saxena says, "Tanveer is a good director and the script of the film is very good and would be the ideal launch pad for Chirag".
Khan added, "It’s a privilege to be associated with a production house like Maverick and to direct the debut film of Chirag Paswan is no less than an achievement for me because, who wouldn’t like to direct a potential star?"
The rest of the casting is in the process.