Tahira Kashyap has announced her feature film debut Sharmaji Ki Beti, which will be co-produced by Applause Entertainment and Ellipsis Entertainment. The film is warm and real peek into the lives of urban women, all with the common surname of Sharma. This relatable, multi-generational ensemble comedy-drama about the modern, middle-class female experience will be headlined by Sakshi Tanwar, Divya Dutta and Saiyami Kher.
Sharing her excitement about the film, writer-director Tahira Kashyap Khurrana says, “Sharmaji Ki Beti is like an extension of my personality as it is inspired by various incidents and characters I have met, experienced and observed in real life. It will always hold a very special place in my heart because it’s the first script I ever wrote. I am thrilled that it is coming to life as my directorial debut venture in the feature film space. It is an amalgamation of emotions striking the perfect balance, with a happy, relatable, emotional and inspiring narrative."
Sharmaji Ki Beti has commenced filming this month in Mumbai and Chandigarh. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana was all hearts for Tahira and even gave a shout-out to her by sharing the news on his Instagram account.
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Tahira recently directed the short film Quaranteen Crush, which is part of Netflix’s anthology Feels Like Ishq. She also directed Pinni, which is a segment in Zindagi inShort.