Pankaj Tripathi has tweeted a sunny on-location picture with co-star Sayani Gupta to ramp up the excitement for Srijit Mukherji's Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, which is slated for a June 24 release. "The affection in the eyes. The purity in the hearts," the actor tweeted about the picture. In her retweet, Sayani gushed lovingly: "Dreamy eyed with this dreamy man!" Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga - Srijit Mukherji's Film Starring Pankaj Tripathi, Neeraj Kabi & Sayani Gupta Locks June 24 Release Date.

It made Mukherji, a noted Bengali director, weigh in with the comment: "Dhoop tera mastana!' -- obviously playing with the words of the famous Kishore Kumar song, 'Roop tera mastana', picturised on Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore in 'Aradhana'.

Sherdil: The Pilibhit Saga, which is all about the interplay of urbanisation, poverty and man-animal conflict, is Mukherji's second Hindi film after the 2017 period drama Begum Jaan, starring Vidya Balan. He said he drew inspiration from a real incident caused by "tragic practices" in villages bordering the Pilibhit Tiger Reserve. Pankaj Tripathi Shares How He Started His Career With ‘Smallest Roles’.

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"It takes great courage to sacrifice one's life to save the family and my film revolves around this heroism with a focus on the conflict between man and nature," he said.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 24, 2022 08:32 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website