Many years back on 14th July, K.C. Sharma gave the Indian Film Fraternity a director and a writer who changed the sphere of Bollywood with his cult directorial Gadar – Ek Prem Katha and continued to create history with each and every film on celluloid. From Shradhanjali to Apne, director Anil Sharma has redefined mainstream commercial cinema. He has also launched several Bollywood actresses like Priyanka Chopra, Zarine Khan, Ameesha Patel, Divya Kumar Khosla and Urvashi RautelaElaborating the importance of 14th July in his life, Anil Sharma says, “14th July holds a very emotional place in my heart. Many years back, my father laid his trust in me and gave me a platform to entertain audience with my vision. It is his trust in me that today I have so many hits to my credit. Continuing the legacy further, I chose the same date to announce the debut of my son Utkarsh Sharma in Bollywood with my next film Genius. Co-incidentally, my daughter was born on 14th July which makes the day further more special”.
The legacy continuous! On 14th July, 2016 a grandfather will announce his grandson. Remember the cute kid that played Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel’s son, Gadar’s Jetee? Well, having completed over fifteen years since its release, the young actor is all grown-up now and is all set to make hiss debut as a lead actor. Grandson of K.C. Sharma and son of the director Anil Sharma is already touted as a star in making.Having made his first appearance in the film Gadar – Ek Prem Katha, the director’s son who stole several awards and won the appreciation of several others for his power-packed performance is all set to mark his foray in Bollywood with a film titled ‘Genius’ directed by Anil Sharma.’Genius’ which will go on floors on December will star Utkarsh Sharma in the lead role. The film will mark the debut of two fresh faces. Apart from Utkarsh Sharma, the makers of the film are exploring options for the leading lady who will star as the lead actress in the film.
Elaborating further about his son Utkarsh Sharma’s debut, Anil Sharma says “Utkarsh will soon make his foray in Bollywood. From a director’s point of view, he is one of those rare intelligent actors who not only understands the craft but also explores his credentials and strives to deliver nothing but the best. The reason behind his launch is not that he is my son but the fact that has the potential to become an actor and then a star.”