Shweta Tripathi to feature in short film Cheater
The film is being directed by Nikhil Mehrotra, who has been credited as the writer of Dangal as well as Chhichhore
Shweta Tripathi will be seen in a short film tentatively titled Cheater. The film is being directed by Nikhil Mehrotra, who has been credited as the writer of Dangal as well as Chhichhore.
Cheater, which is set in Patna, will tell the story of Shruti who is on the verge of getting married. But she is faced with an unusual problem — her bedwetting issue gets triggered again two days before her wedding. She wants to confront her in-laws to be. Her conscience, however, doesn't stand a chance in front of pressures from her family.
Talking about the project, Shweta says, "When Nikhil came with the idea, I was instantly drawn to it. As soon as he gave the narration, there wasn't an ounce of doubt. The subject is so simple and I love doing characters that are so far removed from who I am as a person. I find it exciting to live more lives. Right after the narration, I told Nikhil that I am doing it."
She adds, "I am always on the lookout for novel content and this was such a fresh story, told with wit and humor. Moreover, I want to defy the ideas of how a woman should behave and act. Socially, we create a flawless image of women and it's high time we smash these and provide a more authentic portrayal."