Coat first-look out: Vivaan Shah stars in Akshay Ditti’s social drama
Set in Bihar, the film tells the story of a Dalit boy who wishes to own a coat
The first-look poster of Vivaan Shah’s Coat is out. Directed by Akshay Ditti, the film also stars Sanjay Mishra, Sonal Jha, Pooja Pandey, Navin Prakash, Badal Rajpoot.
The social drama is narrated by veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah. Set in Bihar, Coat tells the story of a Dalit boy who wishes to own a coat.
Vivaan made his acting debut in 7 Khoon Maaf. He has appeared in films like Happy New Year, Bombay Velvet, and Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana. He was last seen in the MX Player show, Only For Singles.
Speaking about Coat, Vivaan says, “This film was special in terms of me being able to stretch my acting abilities and play a character completely outside the realm of my experience. When producer Kumar Abhishek and director Akshay Diti narrated the story, I was very much convinced and said yes to it. It was a lovely and amazing experience working with them and the whole crew."
Coat is expected to get a release by the end of this year.
Meanwhile, Vivaan is a part of Mira Nair’s upcoming BBC series, A Suitable Boy.