Before commencing the shoot for Dinesh Vijan’s horror-comedy Bhediya in Arunachal Pradesh the entire team including Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon, and Abhishek Banerjee met the Honorable Chief Minister Pema Khandu. Also present were Bamang Felix, Minister of Home and Interstate affairs, Naresh Kumar, Chief Secretary, Sonam Chombey and Commissioner to HCM.
“Pleased to meet Bollywood Star Shri @Varun_dvn Ji & @kritisanon Ji and their team during their call on. They are in Arunachal to shoot for the movie #BHEDIYA. Happy to know they are enjoying their time here and are keen on promoting #Arunachal as popular film destination,” CM Pema Khandu tweeted.
Directed by Amar Kaushik, the film is slated to release on 14th April 2022.
Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Filmmaker Amar Kaushik has said that his new film, Bhediya, which will primarily be shot in Arunachal Pradesh has around 70 percent of its cast and crew from the state.
On the other hand, expressing his excitement, Actor Varun Dhawan said that it was his first visit to the state capital state and that there is a need to connect the state with the rest of the country. The actor said that having interacted with actors from Arunachal Pradesh has been encouraging seeing their enthusiasm and passion for the craft.
The female lead, Sanon, also heaped praise on K4 Kekho’s lyrics and songs. She also spoke about the new airport that will help with the connectivity. Sanon revealed that she plays a woman who has been a long-time resident in Arunachal Pradesh.