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R Balki's Lust Stories 2 story featuring Angad Bedi and Mrunal Thakur will be a light-hearted comedy
Mumbai (Maharashtra): The anthology series, Lust Stories had taken the OTT world by storm. It featured several short stories revolving around the theme of lust and sexual desire portrayed by an ensemble cast. Now, the makers are gearing up for the sequel of the series with some big names helming the project. The film series is slated to release earlier in 2022 on the OTT giant, Netflix. The four filmmakers on the project are Konkana Sen Sharma, Amit Ravindernath Sharma, R Balki and Sujoy Ghosh.
R Balki has roped in Angad Bedi and Mrunal Thakur for his short film. According to the latest report by India Today, the film is a light-hearted comedy. Neena Gupta will also be a pivotal part of the story which will have a slice-of-life take. A source close to the development revealed that it will revolve around the emotion of lust with elements of comedy, romance and drama. "Mrunal and Angad’s short film has elements of drama and romance with a touch of a slice-of-life element in it. The main theme of the film is lust, as in not sexual, but the emotion of lust. Balki has a peculiar way of storytelling, so it will be interesting to see his take on lust," the source added.
R Balki recently released the suspense-thriller film, Chup: Revenge of the Artist which was well received by the audience and critics.
As for the other stories in the anthology, Amit Ravindernath Sharma has roped in Kajol for his short film. Meanwhile, Konkana Sen Sharma features Amruta Subhash and Tillotama Shome in her segment. Tamannaah Bhatia and Vijay Verma will play the main leads for Sujoy Ghosh's story. Reports suggest that the first teaser of the film will be released in a few weeks.