Shyam Benegal completes shooting for BIG Pictures’ Well Done Abba


MUMBAI: BIG Pictures has collaborated with veteran film director Shyam Benegal for his next film called Well Done Abba.

Benegal has now completed shooting for the film, which stars Boman Irani in a double role, along with Minissha Lamba and Sammir Dattani. It has Ravi Kishen, Ila Arun, Salim Ghouse, Sonali Kulkarni, Rajit Kapur, Yashpal Sharma, Ravi Jhankal and Deepika Amin in supporting roles.

The shooting for the film was held at Ramoji Filmcity and Ibrahimpattnam Village in Hyderabad. The film has also been shot in parts at Whistling Woods, Film City, Mumbai and the Mumbai – Pune Expressway.

Well Done Abba is a story of Armaan Ali, a driver working in Mumbai. He takes leave for a month to find a husband for his teenage daughter, who lives in a small locality close to Hyderabad. Armaan Ali returns to work only after three months. His young employer wants to sack him but is persuaded to listen to the reason why Armaan got so delayed.

The film is inspired by two short stories namely Narsaiyyan Ki Bavdi by Jeelani Bano and Phulwa Ka Pul by Sanjeev and a film treatment by Jayant Kriplani. Screenplay is by Ashok Mishra and music by Shantanu Moitra, lyrics are penned by Ashok Mishra, Swanand Kirkire & Ila Arun.