After proving his mettle in the world of television and Bhojpuri films, Director Dhiraj Kumar is all set to announce his arrival in the world of Hindi films with his upcoming suspense thriller, Kaashi in Search of Ganga, which stars Sharman Joshi and Aishwarya Devan in lead roles. The film also marks the Bollywood debut of Aishwarya, who is already an established actress in South.
Dhiraj Kumar, who hails from Patna, Bihar, started his career with Producing and Directing No Comments, a TV series which was telecast on Doordarshan. Post which he went to make many Bhojpuri films and TV shows. After the phenomenal success of film show, Dulari, he decided to finally work on Kaashi in Search of Ganga, a story that had been on his mind for a long time.
Since Dhiraj had spent most of his early years in Patna and frequently visited Benaras, he felt and strong connection to the stories connected to that part of India, which remains a mystery to the Urban audience even today. The film is a suspense thriller, and Kumar is confident that the intriguing plot and storyline will keep the audience hooked to the seats till the climax, which also conveys an important social message.
Speaking on Directing a seasoned actor like Sharman in his first Bollywood film, Kumar said, “Not only is Sharman a fantastic actor but is also immensely supportive. Since he plays a role, which is different from anything he has ever played before, I have tried to give him a complete image makeover in my film.”
Kaashi in search of Ganga has been co-produced by Dhiraj Kumar, Manish Kishore, Sanjay Surana and Shravan Aggarwal, and is all set to release on 26th October 2018. Watch Trailer Here