Actor Jackky Bhagnani is all geared to make his next appearance on the silver screen. The actor has been cast to play the lead role in Anandwaa is an ode to Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s cult classic, Anand starring Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachan in the film.

The film Anandwaa, is being directed by Abir Sengupta and is a comic satire. It explores the journey of a man who chooses to handle a life-altering situation with humor rather than gloom.

Jackky is happy about the film and shared, “I am very excited to play this role. Anand is such a poignant and beautiful film. I am honored to be working for this project. The film requires a lot of sensitivity and what drew me to the script is how maturely the writing was handled. I am sure the audiences will love the film.”

Jackky, known for his films Youngistan and F.A.L.T.U, has started shooting for Anandwaa in Mumbai.