Satish Kaushik has found the producer for his forthcoming directorial Kaagaz in long-time friend Salman Khan.
Khan notably starred in Kaushik’s film Tere Naam 2003), which went on to become a major blockbuster. The two were also recently seen together in Khan’s latest outing Bharat, which earned over Rs 200 crore at the box office.
Talking about Khan coming on board for Kaagaz, the veteran filmmaker said, "It all happened because of Bharat. When we were shooting in Malta last year, Salman asked me about my next film. When I told him about Kaagaz, he loved the story.”
Calling Khan his good luck charm, Kaushik added, “Since he is known for supporting good cinema, he agreed to present my film. But when we started filming in October and he learnt about the script, he liked it so much that he decided to come on board as a producer."
Featuring Pankaj Tripathi and Monali Thakur in lead roles, Kaagaz is the true story of a farmer named Lal Bihari who declared himself dead on paper after being robbed of his land by his relatives.