My next not a sequel to 'Welcome To Sajjanpur': Benegal

Apr 30, 2012 IANS

Mumbai, April 30 (ANS) Filmmaker Shyam Benegal, whose last film was 2008 release "Well Done Abba!", says he is ready to roll the camera yet again for a fresh subject, but not for a sequel.

"My next is not a sequel to 'Welcome To Sajjanpur'. It is in the similar lines in terms of the story. But for the sequel, I will have to repeat the same characters. This will be a fresh film," Benegal told IANS.

Describing the story of his film, he said it deals with the current circumstances in the country.

"I am trying to make a film on present Indian circumstances. A film that will deal with politics, economics, education, and everything that revolves our country," the 77-year-old said.

Benegal has earlier directed "Mandi", "Ankur", "Bhumika", "Antarnaad" and "Zubeidaa" among others.

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