Mumbai: Manoj Bajpayee started shooting for his next feature “‘Despatch‘” on Saturday.
Directed by Kanu Bahl of “Titli” fame, the film is an investigative thriller that unfolds in the world of criminality.
Bajpayee is essaying a character who finds himself buried in a swamp of business and crime.
The 51-year-old actor took to social media to share his excitement about being on the set of the film.
“Back to where it feels like home #Despatch commences shoot,” Bajpayee wrote on Twitter.
Back to where it feels like home🎬 #Despatch commences shoot.@RonnieScrewvala @RSVPMovies @KanuBehl @ShahanaGoswami @rii_sen #ArrchitaAgarwal @pashanjal @HasanainHooda @thebombaybong pic.twitter.com/oCzrLlSV9j
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) February 6, 2021
To be produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP, the film will be a direct-to-digital release but a streaming platform has not yet been announced.
“Get ready to look out for more clues as #Despatch starring @BajpayeeManoj commences shoot,” a post shared on RSVP’s official Twitter handle read.
Get ready to look out for more clues as #Despatch starring @BajpayeeManoj commences shoot.@RonnieScrewvala @KanuBehl @ShahanaGoswami @rii_sen #ArrchitaAgarwal @pashanjal @HasanainHooda @thebombaybong #SiddharthDiwan pic.twitter.com/C4cnBZKBbi
— RSVP Movies (@RSVPMovies) February 6, 2021
The film also stars Shahna Goswami, who has acted in films like “Rock On”, “Ra. One” and “Firaq”.
Apart from “Dispatch”, Bajpai is currently awaiting the release of season two of his web-series “The Family Man” directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K.