The treatment of Sahib Biwi aur Gangster will be classical though the moments and the characters are contemporary and twisted, it will be a dark look at the fragile feudal set up directly in conflict with the changing casteist politics and the people who now want a piece of their share which was deprived to them for long.
Film Director par excellence: Tigmanshu Dhulia
Casting Director, Writer, Film Director, Tigmanshu is one of the most creative & well sought after Directors in the Indian Film Industry today, who strives on well-researched subjects, realistic treatment & choosing actors according to the characterization, resulting in sure shot commercial success.
With successful & acclaimed films like Haasil, Charas tucked under his belt, his film with UTV- Paan Singh Tomar is one of the most awaited films of 2011.
Having assisted doyens like Shekhar Kapoor, Mani Ratnam, Tigmanshu has worked closely with internationally acclaimed projects like Bandit Queen, Dil Se, etc and made hit TV serials for Star before plunging into film direction. He has just been signed to make a film on boxing- Bhiwani and has Shaagird starring Nana Patekar & Conman starring Govinda, Prateek Babbar starring Milan Talkies up for release next year.
Based on the true story of an athlete turned bandit, played by actor Irfaan Khan’s Paan Singh Tomar is touted as next years most watched film.
Producer: Rahul Mittra (CEO)
Former journalist from The Times of India, Rahul went onto start one of the most innovative & talked about media initiatives Medianet, whereby the editorial spaces of the Times Group supplements went paid for brand endorsements.
Has over 15 years of experience in media, corporate communication, celebrity management & film promotions, business consulting, fund-raising and branding and has worked in leading organizations at top positions before taking a plunge into entrepreneurship.
Has been featured in top national newspapers/magazines, portals and TV channels for his innovative business practices and has been instrumental in making Brandsmith a well-known brand in just six years.
An alumina of Delhi University & JNU, Rahul majored in international studies with specialization in diplomacy. His favorite word is SYNERGY & is very well networked in the Corporate world, Film industry,Media, Diplomatic circles & the Government.
Other Cast / Crew Members
Randeep Hooda as “Gangster”
Jimmy Shergill as “Sahib”
Mahie Gill as “Biwï”
Vipin Sharma as “Gainda Singh” (Taare Zamen Pe, Lamhe)
Deepal Shah as “Bijli”
... An impressive ensemble of talented actors from films & theatre ...
Aseem Mishra (New York, Once upon a time in Mumbaai)
Co-writer (along with Tigmanshu Dhulia):
Sanjay Chouhan (Dhoop, Right ya wrong, Paan singh Tomar, Star bestsellers, etc)
Rakesh Ranjan (Race, All the best, Paan Singh Tomar, Ajab Prem ki gazab kahani)
Abhishek Ray (Haasil, Paan Singh Tomar, more than 50 top TV shows for Discovery, Star, National Geographic, Radio jingles and hit South Indian films)