After 'Peepli Live', Anusha Rizvi to direct OpiumBy

Anusha Rizvi

Post writing and directing the critically acclaimed film 'Peepli Live', Anusha Rizvi is gearing up for her next. The journalist-turned-director has teamed up with her husband Mahmood Farooqui to direct her second movie 'Opium'.

Currently engrossed in scripting the film, 'Opium' is based on Amitav Ghosh's novel, which will be directed by Anusha and Mahmood. The film which is scheduled to go on the floors in 2013 will be widely shot in Bihar, and Kolkata.

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