The famous director producer Ketan Mehta has choosen the well known Bhojpuria star Pankaj Kesri for the lead role in his next film “Beyond”. Ketan Mehta has given successful films like “Mangal Pandey, Maya Mem Saheb, Aar Ya Paar, Rangrasia” etc. “Beyond” is being produced under the banner of Maya Light House, a company of Ketan Mehta and Mohan Nadar and is directed by Prabhakar Meena Pant. Pankaj Kesri has successfully established himself in the Bhojpuri cinema industry and is one of its busy stars. At the same time Pankaj Kesri is also doing South Indian films in a big way. Sri Raghvendra Films, which has made films starring stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikant, had also choosen Pankaj Kesri when it decided to produce a Bhojpuri film “Pyar Zindabad”. It is a matter of pride for any star or Bhojpuri cinema to get associated with a biggie like Ketna Mehta.
(Source : Uday Bhagat)