Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, who is all set to make his acting debut, started shooting for ‘Siddharth’ in Manali.
The filmmaker-actor tweeted a picture of himself dressed as a Buddhist monk in one of the monasteries. The actor said, “Stepping into the frame of silence.”
The film, which is a story of a man’s search for truth after his life, is shattered by betrayals is also director Mukul Misra debut film.
While Mahesh Bhatt will feature as a bald Buddhist monk, actor Shivam Bhargav will play the title role and Shazahn Padamsee his love interest and Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter.
Shazahn Padamsee had said: “He’s (Mahesh Bhatt) someone whom I deeply admire and respect. It’s going to be like a dream to have him as a co-actor, especially in the role of my father.”
Though the role seems more of a cameo it is said to form an integral part of the film, considering it is Mahesh Bhatt’s character that helps Shivam on his journey.