Sushant’s director friend Sanjay Puran Singh has revealed his plans of reviving his passion project, said that he ‘can’t think of a replacement’ for the late actor.
Back in 2017, a film titled Chanda Mama Door Ke was announced which would touted to be India’s first space film which was to star Sushant Singh Rajput, will be revived, confirmed director Sanjay Puran Singh. The film was announced in 2017 had Sushant playing the role of an astronaut. However, Sushant left the project due to multiple delays in 2018.
For the most ambitious project, Sushant Singh Rajput even undertook training at NASA and interacted with astronauts to get into the character. and he had shared few photos and videos from the same. However, the project failed to take off and was eventually put on the backburner. Now, as per latest reports, director Sanjay Puran Singh is keen on reviving the project.
But now, Director wishes to revive Chanda Mama Door Ke as a tribute to the late actor. “The film is not shelved. I hope I will be able to translate on screen what I have visualised in my head and put on paper. That said, I am not reviving it right away as it has not been even a year to Sushant’s passing; his loss has been emotionally exhausting,” he told Mid-Day.
“Whenever I make the film, it will be a tribute to Sushant. He was so attached to the script that I owe this to him. He had given a lot of inputs to the,” Sanjay Puran Singh added.
Director said that he cannot imagine casting anyone in place of Sushant in Chanda Mama Door Ke and will rework the script. “I can’t think of a replacement for Sushant. Many suggested that I turn it into a web series, but I want to retain it as a film. It is meant for the big screen.”