While the theatres remain shut in India due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ghoomketu joins the list of the few Bollywood films to release directly on an OTT platform. The film released today on Zee5. Ghoomketu also stars filmmaker Anurag Kashyap who plays the role of a laid-back inspector who is looking for Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s character without any photo.
Ghoomketu’s story is based on an inexperienced writer, played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui, struggling to make a name for himself in Bollywood. Anurag Kashyap plays a cop who is assigned the case of Siddiqui’s character. Recently, Anurag Kashyap opened up about his experience of playing a laid-back character in the movie.
According to a report in DNA, Anurag Kashyap said, “I didn’t need to do any prep. I was in between shoots and I am a reluctant actor so playing lazy came easily. And I was also at the most unfit at that time and that went with the character. Also, somehow I have only played a cop in my last three outings as an actor, including Ghoomketu now. If not an evil cop then a corrupt or a lazy cop but never a good cop”.
Other than directing films, Anurag Kashyap has also acted in some films namely Luck by Chance, I Am, Soundtrack, Shagird, Tera Kya Hoga Johnny, Bhoothnath Returns, Happy New Year and a few others.
Ghoomketu has been directed by Pushpendra Nath Misra and produced by Phantom Films and Sony Pictures Networks. Other Bollywood films that are announced to be released on OTT platforms are Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi.