, at a raw pre-teen age became a face to be
recognized in tinsel town, with his phenomenal performance as a
dyslexic in Aamir Khan
's Taare Zameen Par
. A feat of significance, when one thinks about the struggle involved in establishing oneself in Bollywood.
And now, he is all set to strike a superhero
chord with the audiences!
His next project, Zokkomon
, is a script jointly written by
ex-Mumbai HC advocate Bhattal, his wife Svati and Lancy Fernandes.
Bhattal was earlier in the production team of Academy nominated Lagaan
, where he went on to publish The Spirit of Lagaan
The movie which revolves around the life of a young boy faced with
a multitude of problems shows how he goes on to conquer his issues with
sheer determination to do so. The superhero trait related with
Darsheel's character, claims Bhattal, has nothing to do with
extraordinary powers, but with an extraordinary will of an extremely
ordinary boy in the face of diversities. It therefore, aims at
promoting with an 'x' level of deviation from realism, a message of
positivity and perseverance.
'Mann mein hai vishwas to har darr hai bakwas' ...
that will be repeated by this child protagonist all through the movie
can then be expected to become words of a legend in a common household
with children, once the movie hits the halls in May this year.
The film also stars Anupam Kher
, and Manjari Fadnis
of Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
fame, and is a Walt Disney Motion Pictures India production.
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