Actress Huma Qureshi revealed that the story of her upcoming movie ‘Double XL’ with Sonakshi Sinha started as an interesting conversation in her life where all the actors were lamenting the ‘weight after lockdown’.
Huma took to Instagram, where she shared a note about how the idea came to be.
Huma Qureshi wrote: “What started out as a fun conversation with my close friends and family – Sonakshi, Zaheer, Saqib and Muddathir, literally in my living room has now resulted in this movie. All the actors were bemoaning the ‘post-closing weight’ we had gained and Muddathir rotated A story about him, improvised. ”
“This story found more and more friends in the following months as well as partners as we navigated this journey. This is a movie written and made with a lot of love.”
Huma Qureshi then thanked everyone who joined the “Double XL” dream and made this a reality.
“We are now shooting this movie in cinemas. If someone had told me, when I had just arrived in Mumbai, nearly a decade ago, that I would be instrumental in supporting content that would not only resonate with me but also have the power to strike a chord with Among many others, I wouldn’t. They believed it. But then again, dreams come true!”
Huma Qureshi added: “This is what we believe in Elemen3 – Saqib, Mudassar and I. Our company. Our collective dream. To tell stories that go beyond the ordinary. The three of us are different as human beings but united by our love of cinema. Our first baby is ready to open his eyes and go in the sun.”
Homa concluded: “This movie is for everyone who dares to dream big!!! (pun intended).”
The film is a slice-of-life social comedy-drama in which the two actresses underwent a massive body transformation and even accumulated extra pounds for their roles in the film, which was shot extensively in India and the UK.
The film explores the journey of two plus-size women, one from the heart of Uttar Pradesh and one from urban New Delhi, as well as stars Zuhair Iqbal and Mahat Raghavendra.
Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Vipul D. Shah, Rajesh Bahl, Ashwin Vardy, Saqib Saleem, Huma Qureshi and Modsar Aziz, Double XL is set to hit theaters on October 14.
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