The film will be written by Khalid Mohamed and explore the nexus between media and politics.
Ramesh Sharma to return with New Delhi Times sequel
Mumbai - 25 Feb 2020 15:37 IST
Updated : 15:40 IST
The Shashi Kapoor-led political thriller, New Delhi Times (1986) is set to get a sequel fit for our contemporary times. Ramesh Sharma, who directed the movie, will helm the sequel as well. The news was confirmed by writer Khalid Mohamed, on his social media page.
@rameshfilms OK SOME NEWS: my friend Ramesh Sharma will direct sequel to NEW DELHI TIMES on nexus between media n politics. N ahem I’m writing the script. Lead cast being finalized 🌹🙏 pic.twitter.com/7gs5iKpe1R— khalid mohamed (@Jhajhajha) February 22, 2020
The 1986-film featuring Kapoor, Om Puri, Sharmila Tagore, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, won the National award in 1986 for Best Film, Best Actor (Kapoor), Best Cinematographer (Subrata Mitra), Best Debut Film Director (Sharma) among others.
The lead cast of the film has not yet been finalised, and there has been no confirmation on the production as well.