Pankaj Kapur to play lead in Bhavna Talwar's next

Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Bhavna Talwar, who cast Pankaj Kapur in her critically acclaimed directorial debut "Dharm", has roped in the versatile actor and his wife Supriya Pathak once again for her second film.

Supriya, who played Pankaj's wife in "Dharm", says the as-yet untitled film belongs to her husband.

"I play a 'pan wali' who has a very small role in the film. The film belongs to Pankaj and he is playing the main role in it as he did in 'Dharm'," Supriya told IANS.

Shooting for the film has begun and a major portion canned.

Supriya also revealed that Pankaj plans to begin shooting a film in which his son Shahid will play the main lead. Shahid's recent release was "Kismat Konnection".

"We were planning to start shooting for Shahid's film this year, but it got delayed. I hope it will go on the floors shortly."

Supriya, who debuted in Shyam Benegal's "Kalyug" in 1983, gave some of the most acclaimed performances in films like "Vijeta", "Baazar" and "Mirch Masala" among others.

These days she is more active in television and has appeared in various sitcoms. Her portrayal of Hansa bhabhi in "Kichdi" has been highly appreciated.

She is now in the serial "Remote Control" on 9X. She has teamed up with Deven Bhojani, Mansi Parekh and Jay Soni in it.

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