Jackky Bhagnani will be seen sharing screen space with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Prachi Desai in his first short film which is based on environmental pollution. It’s written and directed by Maitrey Bajpai and Rameez Khan. The film titled as ‘Carbon’ is the reason behind the fantastic shape of Jackky nowadays.
The actor has just finished shooting for it and this is what he had to say, “I just want to say that it took me ten years to make a body like this. Imagine how much time it will take to clean the environment. It’s a futuristic film and we are going to raise a serious issue.”
Jackky along with co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be unveiling the first look of ‘Carbon’ on the 13th of July at IIFA 2017 in New York. The film will be showcased as part of a special event titled, ‘Shuruaat: The global education and leadership foundation gala’ with a host of Indian and International celebrities, and delegates of the Global Citizen Foundation and the UN in attendance.
Andre Timmins, Director, Wizcraft adds, “We hope that the platform of IIFA & Shuruaat can help provide a platform to further create awareness about the issue of climate change being raised in Carbon and advocate the messaging required for us to take better care of our home – Planet Earth. It is important for us to all be able to actually see what level of devastation and impact this important subject can have on our future and I think Jackky has captured this wonderfully in this short film.”
“As an actor and producer, the only way I know how to communicate with audiences is through the film. Carbon deals with serious environmental issues like Global Warming & Climate Change and their impact on our world. As a citizen of this planet, I think it’s time we stop talking and start doing. Carbon is my attempt at creating awareness and I’m thankful to IIFA for giving me this platform”, says Jackky Bhagnani.
A futuristic film set in 2067, Carbon has co-produced by Deepshikha Deshmukh. While Jackky plays the protagonist with an artificial heart, Nawazuddin Siddiqui portrays the role of a man from Mars.
Says Nawazuddin, “When Jackky and the team came to me with the script, I was very kicked with the idea of playing a guy who lives on Mars. And the fact that the film has its heart in the right place and makes all the right noises about environmental issues, was reason enough for me say yes right away!”