My next not a sequel to `Welcome To Sajjanpur`: Benegal

Updated: Apr 30, 2012, 12:48 PM IST

Mumbai: Filmmaker Shyam Benegal, whose last film was 2008 release ‘Well Done Abba!’, says he is ready to roll the camera yet again for a fresh subject, but not for a sequel.

"My next is not a sequel to `Welcome To Sajjanpur`. It is in the similar lines in terms of the story. But for the sequel, I will have to repeat the same characters. This will be a fresh film," Benegal told reporters.

Describing the story of his film, he said it deals with the current circumstances in the country.

"I am trying to make a film on present Indian circumstances. A film that will deal with politics, economics, education, and everything that revolves our country," the 77-year-old said.

Benegal has earlier directed ‘Mandi’, ‘Ankur’, ‘Bhumika’, ‘Antarnaad’ and ‘Zubeidaa’ among others.

IANS