RSVP has announced the official announcement of its home grown horror-comedy film Kakuda today. Riteish Deshmukh, Sonakshi Sinha and Saqib Saleem will be seen in lead roles in this film. It will be released on direct digital platform. The shooting of Riteish Deshmukh, Sonakshi Sinha and Saqib Saleem starrer Kakuda will begin from today. Kakuda is the Hindi directorial debut of filmmaker Aditya Sarpotdar, who has gone on to make critically acclaimed Marathi films such as Classmates, Molly and Faster Fene.
Riteish Deshmukh, Sonakshi Sinha’s Kakuda
Kakuda, with an equal dose of comedy and spook, is about the story of a strange curse in a village. The electric trio encounter a challenging ghost that forces them to question superstition, tradition and even love in a fun-filled rollercoaster ride.
The film is written by the talented duo Avinash Dwivedi and Chirag Garg and developed from an early stage by the film’s associate producer Salona Bains Joshi.
Talking about the film, director Aditya Sarpotdar says, “I am looking forward to collaborating with Ronnie Screwvala. We are considering the film as no less than a commercial film of a large scale. The casting is perfect and the story will take you to the edge of your seat and make you think.”
Story of a strange curse in a village
Sonakshi Sinha says, “A funny comedy film is really the need of the hour considering the current situation. I really liked the script of Kakuda the moment I read it. This is the kind of film that I would love to see as an audience.”
Riteish Deshmukh further adds, “I can’t wait to work with Sonakshi and Saqib in the film. I personally love the horror-comedy genre and Kakuda is a great opportunity for me to explore the part of a Ghostbuster.”
Says Saqib Saleem, “What more could one ask for in a film, with a great screenplay, a talented director, a supporting producer and an extremely talented co-star? Kakuda is going to be a fun ride.”
Ronnie Screwvala says, “With homegrown ideas and a clear focus on development, I am excited to announce our horror-comedy ‘Kakuda’. With a solid script, an immensely talented cast and driven director, we Looking forward to pushing the limits of style.”
Kakuda is presented by RSVP. The shooting of the direct-to-digital horror-comedy has begun in various parts of Gujarat and is expected to release in early 2022.