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AMRITSAR CHEF VIKAS KHANNA BECOMES FILMMAKER

By Nirbhai Maan . 8th May 2018 12:30pm
AMRITSAR CHEF VIKAS KHANNA BECOMES FILMMAKER

Celebrated Chef Vikas Khanna started his journey from Amritsar. He struggled enough to become a Top chef who cooked for Barack Obama, Madonna and many prominent people. He eventually opened his own restaurant ‘Junoon’ in New York City. Not only a chef and a restaurateur, Vikas is also an author of bestselling cookbooks. Now, another feather has been added to his cap. He is making his debut as a director by making a film based on his novel ‘The Last Colour’. [caption id="attachment_36294" align="aligncenter" width="696"] Source[/caption] Veteran actress Neena Gupta will star in the film adaptation of the novel and shooting has begun in Vrindavan. Khanna’s book follows the friendship between a young tight-rope walker and a widow named Noor in Vrindavan. The duo yearns to play with colours on the occasion of Holi, but Noor and the other widows are held back by tradition. The celebrity chef’s novel will be launched on May 18. The movie will be released in the coming months. Khanna will be writing and directing the film with Gupta as Noor. “One of the most fulfilling experiences as an actor, a movie where I didn’t have to slip into the role,the minute I put on my whites.... I became Noor,” Gupta said in her Instagram post. Here’s the look from the shoot location. [caption id="attachment_36293" align="aligncenter" width="696"] Source[/caption] Well, Punjabis are versatile. They can do multiple tasks at the same time. Follow this space to know such stories.