Subhash Singh`s highly anticipated movie Chalk n Duster that recently went on floors, is set to release on Teacher`s Day. The movie, that boasts of an ensemble cast that includes Bollywood veterans like Juhi Chawla, Shabana Azmi, Divya Dutta, is based on the lives of teachers in India.
The shooting began on the 12th of April and is currently being shot in Mumbai.
The movie targets the teachers, students and the education system, giving out a socially relevant message, in-spite of being an out an out commercial film.
It is a coming of age movie that deals with the life of teachers. The movie endeavors to bring to light, the plight of senior teachers who strive hard to hold their ground in an age where the notion of permanent job has gone obsolete. Chalk n Duster is set to hit the marquee on 4th of September.
The movie also stars Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher, Zarina Wahab, Ritu Shivpuri, Samir Soni, Arya Babbar and Saheeba Khurana.
Chalk n Duster is written by Ranjeev Varma and directed by Jayant Gilatar. The music is composed by Sandesh Shandilya, while the lyrics for the film are penned by the seasoned Javed Akhtar. The movie is produced by Subhash Singh and Sonali Singh under the 3S Creations banner. The movie is co-produced by Amin Surani.