Nawazuddin Siddiqui is going to star in Laxman Lopez, a film produced by an American independent production company. According to Variety, the film will be directed by Mexican filmmaker Roberto Girault, who is known for local hits such as La Leyenda Del Diamante (2017), Los Arboles Mueren de Pie (2015), and El Estudiante (2015). (2009). Siddiqui, who is attending the 75th Cannes Film Festival as part of an Indian government delegation to the festival and the rights market, where India has been named the country of honour, said Laxman Lopez’s script intrigued him when he first heard it.
I was enthralled by the narration for several reasons. To begin with, the possibility to work in a Christmas film is unique and immediately piqued my interest.
Roberto Girault, the director, has demonstrated his command of the camera and his ability to reveal new sides to actors. It’s a fun task that I look forward to. And, above all, the name, Laxman Lopez, piqued my interest right away,’ the actor added in a statement.
Girault stated that when he first read the script, his mind “navigated” to Siddiqui, and that he is excited to work with the Indian actor, who is best known for the Gangs of Wasseypur movie and the Netflix series Sacred Games.
I began my hunt for the ideal Laxman Lopez when I first read the script, and my mind immediately went to Nawazuddin. I’ve seen a handful of his films and am confident that this role will reveal a more vulnerable side of him.
According to the filmmaker, it is a project that would leave people with a smile on their face and a lot of hunger in their stomach.
This cooperation excites me greatly. This script is near and dear to my heart, and the story’s transition and the trials that the protagonist confronts are guaranteed to pique everyone’s interest, he added.
The project is directed by Imagine Infinite Prods of New York and produced by Lalit Bhatnagar, a writer and co-producer of horror project Little Darling .Filming of Laxman Lopez will begin at the end of this year in the US.