By Sohel F Fidai :
Pooja Dadwal who acted in Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s film Veergati (1995) is set to make a comeback after more than 15 years. She will be seen in a short film titled Shukrana. On February 5, 2020, Pooja did a photoshoot and poster launch of Shukrana.
The short film is produced by Vikass Jolly’s Belle Soul Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. The film is written and directed by Surindra Singh and the cast includes Singh himself, Aneesh Sharma and lyricist Sudhakar Sharma with Pooja Dadwal in the lead.
Pooja had struggled with domestic problems and fought a battle against tuberculosis. After she reached out to her Veergati co-star Salman Khan, he helped Dadwal through his Being Human organization. Dadwal thanked Salman Khan and his organization for supporting her all through her critical medical condition.
Talking about her comeback Pooja said, “Surindra Singh, the director of Shukrana saw my videos on YouTube and approached me with Shukrana’s story. I agreed to do the short film after meeting him and the producer Vikass Jolly who’s an author and motivational speaker. After Shukrana, we’ll be doing a feature film together titled A Beautiful Wife.”
All set for a comeback, Pooja will now be spelling her name as Ppooja Dadwal after consulting a numerologist. Pooja is also the brand ambassador for Vikass Jolly’s book titled Safalta Bachchon Ka Khel. The book has real life stories of fifteen wonder kids.
Talking about Shukrana and working with Ppooja Dadwal, producer Vikass Jolly said, “Shukrana is about showing our gratitude towards God. And when I heard film’s concept and Pooja ji’s story from director Surindra Singh, I immediately came on board to produce the film.”
The shoot of Shukrana will start on 21st February 2020. Ppooja and the team will visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar to seek blessings.