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Kanika Dhillon, an Amritsarian is new darling of Bollywood with her 'Manmarzian'

September 05, 2018 10:22 AM
Kanika Dhillon

By Satinder Bains
AMRITSAR: Amritsar born Kanika Dhillon is on cloud seven. She is new darling of bollywood. It was in fact a childhood dream come true to be a writer but her debut as a script writer is beyond her childhood imagination.

Sunita Dhillon, the proud mother of the pretty and petite Kanika Dhillon says her daughter always dreamed big!!Her first project as Solo scriptwriter, the upcoming movie 'Manmarzian' is slated to be released on Sept.14 though she has been part of the creative process of filmmaking for last few years penning scripts and screenplays for many Telegu and Bollywood movies including Shahrukh Khan's magnum opus Ra.One.

It was great moment for the entire family and friends when Kaniaka got the project. She is born writer, says Mrs. Sunita Dhillon who herself is a creative mind a former principal of SR Government College for women in Amritsar.

Kanika had an inclination towards reading and writing since childhood. Her novels Bombay Duck is a Fish and Dance of Durga have won accolades from all quarters.

Kanika has endeavoured to depict her hometown in authentic colours in the film Manmarzian starring Abhishek Bacchan,Taapsee pannu. and Vicky. Kaushal directed by Anurag Kashyap. Recalling her early years in Amritsar, kanika says "Amritsar is a city close to my heart. She has depicted the true colours of Amritsar in the movie which was shot in swirling interiors of Amritsar. She also visited Golden Temple to pay obeisance along with Abhishek Bachan and other star cast.

I had done my schooling from DAV Public School,graduated from St Stephens College,Delhi and Masters from London School of Economics.My parents are based in Amritsar", she told Punjab News Express.

She is now busy writing scripts:her two movies "Kedarnath"-Sara Ali Khan's debut film and Kangana Renaut's "Mental hai Kya" are to be released soon.

Kanika has reasons to smile on her luck as she is doubly blessed to write the script and shoot the movie in her hometown. "It was a pleasant experience to work in my hometown", she says recalling the shoot schedule of Manmarzian on her visit to the town few days ago. The film promises to be the unfolding of a good story with flavour of Punjab and punjabiat!!!!

Kanika Dhillon

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