AYUSHMANN KHURRANA, Yes the superstar of unique films known for his special and super unique films like Vicky Donor (where he played the character of a sperm donor), Dream Girl (he played a cross-gender character whose female voice impersonation begets attention from others), Bala (where he played the character of a bald guy), Ayushmann played various awkward roles in his films in swag, By the result, he is now known for setting another genre of unique concepts in Bollywood.
Now he is again all set to come up with his film DOCTOR G, yes where he will be playing the character of a protagonist who is going to become a doctor and all. This film is said to be a campus comedy where we can expect a lot of entertainment from ayushmann’s side. After Gulabo Sitabo where he was featured with megastar Amitabh Bachhan, this is going to be his new project.
Ayushmann himself announced this on Instagram with a picture holding DOCTOR G’s script in hand. Ayushmann who was super excited for his upcoming film told TOI, “Doctor G is a script that I fell in love with instantly because it is super fresh. It is an extremely unique and innovative concept that will make you laugh and also make you ponder. I am excited to don the doctor’s coat for the first time in my career and also deliver a message in the process that will hopefully speak directly to your hearts.”
This upcoming movie of Ayushmann is going to be produced under the banner of JUGLEE PICTURES. Which is a well connected and familiar production house for Ayushmann as he had done two films with them previously. The first one was BAREILLY KI BARFI (2017), which was a romantic comedy directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. And the second one was BADHAI HO (2018), which made him won national awards and won the hearts of fans and critics in all ways.
Ayushmann talking about uniting with JUNGLEE PICTURES third time said, “Junglee’s vision towards storytelling excites me. Their focus has always been towards high concept films which match with my thinking as an artist. We have had two very successful outings before and I’m hoping Doctor G will be a hat-trick of hits for us. Anubhuti’s vision for the film is mind-blowing and I’m sure it will be super fun to creatively collaborate with her”
Where the CEO of JUNGLEE PICTURES Amrita Pandey excitedly told TOI, “We are thrilled to partner with Anubhuti on ‘Doctor G’ as her first feature film. The creative development team at Junglee along with the writers of the film, Sumit, Vishal, Saurabh, and Anubhuti, have developed this high-concept and superbly entertaining script that we can’t wait to bring to life. Ayushmann will elevate the experience even more with this third outing with us.”
DOCTOR G is all set to be directed by Anubhuti Kashyap, youngest sister of well known Director and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. She was assistant director of Anurag in too many films including the Gangs of Wasseypur series. This is her first feature film project while she had directed a web series for OTT platform amazon prime named “AFSOS”. Which was a dark comedy mini-series. Afsos was well praised by critics and fans all over the media. Hopefully, she will be doing her best here too.
Anubhuti talking about her first project adds,” I am stepping into my filmmaking journey with all my passion and this project has me thrilled to be on sets. I am looking forward to working with Junglee Pictures and the ever so versatile & talented Ayushmann. This film is definitely exciting because it appeals to both the younger & the family audiences equally,” Anubhuti said in a statement.”
DOCTOR G is written by Sumit Saxena, Vishal Wagh with Saurabh Bhagat. Where Saurabh is a doctor turned writer so we can assume from where all the inspiration will be coming from. Sumit Saxena is well known for his writing for LUST STORIES (Karan Johor’s segment). Anubhuti too Co-Written the script with these three talents to make the script compatible for her direction debut.
Lastly, it’s looking like Ayushmann is coming up with another blockbuster with a blast at the box office. No one knows what works here but it looks like Ayushmann has some secret formulas ready in his brain. In this tough time when we need good quality entertainment, we can hopefully expect from him. We will see if this will be releasing on the OTT platform or will be coming to the big screen. The time will say definitely.
We wish Ayushmann the best of luck for this upcoming project. Hope DOCTOR G comes as the biggest blockbuster of his career with the breaking of all the records and numbers with winning of as many as hearts it can. Let’s see if the audience are going to like him in WHITE SUIT or not.