New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu watched Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu-starrer Saand Ki Aankh in a special screening here and conveyed his best wishes to the team.
Directed by Tushar Hiranandani, the film is based on the life story of two of the world’s oldest sharpshooters, Chandro and Prakashi Tomar, played by Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu respectively.
“Watched #movie, #Saand Ki Aankh with actors Ms Tapsee Pannu, Ms Bhumi Pednekar, director Tushar Hiranandani and crew at Upa Rashtrapati Bhawan today. The inspirational movie is based on real-life story of sharpshooters Chandro Tomar and Prakashi Tomar.
“Conveyed my best wishes to the entire team of #Saand Ki Aankh. The #movie realistically depicted the manner in which the two sharp-shooters overcame all odds and became symbols of #women empowerment,” the official Twitter account of Vice-President of India posted Saturday.
Bhumi and Taapsee thanked the Vice-President for his words of appreciation.
“Thank you Hon Vice President sir, for watching our beloved film #SaandKiAankh and for hosting us. Thank you for giving our film love. This truly was a memorable evening with you and your family sir. Jai Hind,” Bhumi tweeted Sunday.
“Thank you so much sir. Such an honour to have you and your family as the first audience for our little gem #SaandKiAankh. Thank you for the kind words,” Taapsee said.
The film, produced by Anurag Kashyap, Reliance Entertainment and Nidhi Parmar, is slated to be released October 25.