‘Chandni Bar’ explored the lives of bar dancers in the country. Taking the story forward, Bhandarkar is planning a sequel to the same. The plan comes after 17 years of ‘Chandni Bar’s release.
‘Although details of the cast are yet to be revealed, it is being said this film will explore the bar dancers world post 2005,’ sources said.
Producer Shailesh R Singh is said to have come on board to back the film.
‘Madhur Bhandarkar has researched a lot on the repercussions of the dance bar-shutdown in 2005,’ sources said.
The work on the script has already started, the sources added.
Shailesh Singh has confirmed the news of his collaboration for ‘Chandni Bar 2’.
He also asserted that he has indeed purchased the rights.
‘I can’t wait for the film to take off,’ Shailesh said.
The movie is expected to go on floor by the end of this year.
‘Chandni Bar’ received three National Awards. Tabu received the award for the Best Actress.Best Supporting actor and actress was bagged by Atul Kulkarni and Ananya Khare.
The film also received the National Film Award for Best Film On Other Social Issues.