Why is Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chanda Mama By Ke shelved?
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Not a day goes by without trending ‘Sushant Singh Rajput’ on Twitter or X. Fans of the late actor continue to find his old photos and flashback interviews in tribute to the mighty talent we lost too soon on June 14, 2020. Today, when Chandrayaan-3 landed overshadowing all social media trends, SSR was once again in the spotlight. popular. Why? Well, everything is related to his once signed but then folded movie, Chanda Mama Door Ke.
Back in 2018, it was reported that Sushant Singh Rajput had signed with Chanda Mama Door Ke, where he would play an astronaut. The actor has repeatedly admitted that his lifelong dream is to play the role of an astronaut. The movie Chanda Mama Door Ke is said to be made with a huge budget. So why was the movie shelved? We tell you here in this flashback.
Why Sushant Singh Rajput’s Chanda Mama was never made
It is known that when Chanda Mama Door Ke was originally announced, Viki Rajani was assigned to finance the project. In the process of developing and funding the film, the producers realized that it would take a huge amount of money to actually make the film. Sources close to the film have stated that it will take a staggering amount of Rs 67 crore just for the production. In addition, the cost of printing and advertising will increase the total spend. Add to that the cost of casting, marketing and other miscellaneous expenses.
Allegedly, with the realization of the huge budget, the Chanda Mama Door Ke team considered the film ‘too expensive’. Discussions about the film’s future revealed that while securing funding is currently challenging, the creators intend to delay the project until they can recruit a star. Larger stars can compensate for high production costs.
But for now, let’s focus on the Chandrayaan-3 landing, because that’s not the door anymore.