After working as a designer for so many years, Manish Malhotra is now changing gears. He has turned into a producer and started a production company called Stage5 Production. The first project under this banner is already creating waves in the industry. Titled Bun Tikki.
Malhotra wrote in the caption, “The hard work of 3:5 years of #stage5production has also lead to curating and nurturing #BunTikki a special and sensitive film starting November 2023..”
Burn Tikki is set to commence production in November 2023, and it promises to be an exceptional cinematic experience. Notably, Bun Tikki will bring together two legendary Bollywood actresses, Zeenat Aman and Shabana Azmi, who will share the screen after a considerable hiatus. This captivating reunion will also feature the talented actor Abhay Deol in a pivotal role.
The film is under the proficient direction of Faraz Arif Ansari. Jyoti Deshpande, Manish Malhotra’s partner, along with Dinesh Malhotra and Marijke Desouza, is expected to produce the film, lending their expertise to this exciting project. Collaborating with Stage5 Productions, JioStudios is also on board, further amplifying the buzz surrounding the film.
Earlier, Malhotra had taken to his Instagram handle to announce the first project under his new production house called Stage 5 Productions. Sharing the clapboard where some of the details of the film are mentioned, Manish wrote, “Today we boarded the #Train from Chhapraula ‘with @radhikaofficial @divyenndu @anshumaan_pushkar @sauraseni1 @sharat_saxena @kushakapila and @anuragkashyap10 directed by @tiscaofficial produced by #jyotideshpande @malhotra_dinesh @officialjiostudios @stage5production.”