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Huma Qureshi to Lead Investigative Drama Bayaan; Filming Begins in Rajasthan

On Friday, acclaimed producer Shiladitya Bora announced that actor Huma Qureshi has been cast as the lead in the upcoming investigative police procedural drama, Bayaan. Directed by Bikas Mishra, known for his critically acclaimed film Chauranga, the movie also features actors Chandrachur Singh and Sachin Khedekar. Production for Bayaan is set to commence in Rajasthan this month, with Shiladitya Bora (Platoon One Films), Madhu Sharma (Summit Studios), Kunal Kumar, and Anshuman Singh serving as joint producers.
Set against the stunning backdrop of Rajasthan, Bayaan follows the story of Roohi, a female detective sent to a small town in the state to investigate her first major case. However, she faces insurmountable challenges as her adversary’s influence permeates through the system. Roohi must strive to uphold her father’s legendary legacy in law enforcement.Supported by the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s Hubert Bals Fund and developed through LA Residency, part of the Global Media Makers program of Film Independent, Bayaan has received mentorship from industry professionals such as Craig Mazin, Jeff Stockwell, and Ruth Atkinson.
Expressing her enthusiasm for the project, Huma Qureshi praised the passion of director Bikas and producer Shiladitya, emphasizing their dedication to filmmaking. Qureshi, whose notable works include Gangs of Wasseypur and the Netflix Original Monica O My Darling, lauded the fantastic script and talented crew, expressing excitement for Bayaan.Bikas Mishra expressed his gratitude for the unwavering support received from Shiladitya and Huma, highlighting the extraordinary cast and crew assembled for the film.
The director conveyed his commitment to creating a film that resonates with audiences worldwide, telling a meaningful story close to their hearts. Shiladitya Bora, known for supporting impactful projects like Newton and Picasso, expressed his belief that Bayaan aligns perfectly with the vision of his production house.
Bora’s Platoon One Films has been behind notable films, including the Berlin Panorama selection Ghaath.Bayaan boasts a talented crew, with the director, producer, and cinematographer being alumni of the prestigious Berlinale Talents. Noteworthy individuals involved in the production include Udit Khurana as the cinematographer, Vinay Vishwakarma as the production designer, Shilpi Agarwal as the costume designer, and Amala Popuri as the location sound engineer. 



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