Rains and long drives go hand in hand... And Abhay Deol perfectly knows how to make the most out of the situation... We were told that to enjoy the beautiful monsoon, Abhay drove down himself from Mumbai to Pune, where he is shooting for his next ‘Snafu’ for a long 40 day schedule.
Confirmed a source close to the star, "Abhay loves cars and long drives, given a choice he would be drive himself rather than letting his driver do the driving. There has been many instances where he has jumped over to the driver’s seat even in Mumbai. So Abhay certainly could not let go of this opportunity for a long drive and that too in this breezy weather. And why just driving he is somebody who loves nature so that makes it a double the reason for him to drive down. Bombay Pune drive is fun, I doubt if he would even take a stopover at Lonavala or somewhere else".
Talking about the Pune schedule, Sethu Sriram, who makes his directorial debut with ‘Snafu’ said, "We have a packed schedule in Pune and we will shoot all over the city - Malls, multiplexes, boutiques, hotels et al. The majority of this film is slated to be shot in Pune. My DoP has arrived from Chennai and the rest of the crew members have also reached. Abhay will be driving down himself as he loves long drives. We will do a small puja and then roll at break neck speed. The team is very excited, after a hectic pre production the day has finally arrived".
‘Snafu’ also stars Manjot Singh and Puja Gupta in the lead. Abhay plays the role of Kabir Taneja which has negative shades. He plays a young highflying corporate consultant in Mumbai mediating mega deals with most men with Big money. Coincidentally this is Abhay’s third film with the screen name of Kabir.
For the records, Sethu Sriram is known for having shot topline projects such as ‘Wanted’, ‘Shakti’, ‘Tere Naam’, ‘OMG’ and ‘Dusshera’ as DoP. Sriram has also directed a Kannada film titled Godfather.