The actor joins Akshay Anand, Priyanka Bose as the latest additions to the cast which includes Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt.
Jisshu Sengupta joins Mahesh Bhatt's Sadak 2 cast
Mumbai - 04 Jun 2019 19:00 IST
Bengali actor Jisshu Sengupta has joined the cast of Mahesh Bhatt's directorial Sadak 2 (2020). The actor joins Priyanka Bose, and Akshay Anand as the newest additions to the sequel to the 1991 hit, Sadak.
Sengupta has been a part of a few Hindi films and was last seen alongside Kangana Ranaut in Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019). The actor was welcomed on his first day of the shoot by a typically philosophical Mahesh Bhatt.
Bhatt presented the actor with a copy of the script, with the note 'Dear Jisshu, In the heart of darkness, there is light'
“From the heart to the page" @MaheshNBhatt special message to @Jisshusengupta in his unique ‘capital’ way! #Sadak2@aliaa08 #AdityaRoyKapur @duttsanjay @PoojaB1972 #MukeshBhatt @foxstarhindi pic.twitter.com/ZxjyUNRrrn— Vishesh Films (@VisheshFilms) June 4, 2019
Sengupta is not the only addition the cast. The film will also see Akshay Anand and Priyanka Bose join the cast of Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt.
And the three that do,are not only only actors I admire greatly but some of favourite people as well! Rare combination that! Can’t wait to start work with them 🖤 #Sadak2 @Jisshusengupta @priyankabose20 #AkshayAnand @MaheshNBhatt @VisheshFilms https://t.co/TM6vruc4UD— Pooja Bhatt (@PoojaB1972) June 4, 2019
The film marks the return of Mahesh Bhatt to the directorial chair after almost 20 years. The film will also see him direct both daughters, Pooja and Alia, for the first time in his career.
Sadak 2 is the sequel to the 1991 hit, Sadak, which saw Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt in the lead roles with the late Sadashiv Amrapurkar taking on the role of the antagonist.