Mid-day was the first to report in December 2020 that Kiara Advani would star in Ashutosh Gowariker’s film Karram Kurram, which chronicles the creation and subsequent triumph of Lijjat Papad (Mazedaar lazzatdaar story comes to the big screen, Dec 5, 2020). In October 2022, two years later, the actor reportedly left the project.
Glenn Baretto and Ankush Mohla were reportedly in discussions with Malavika Mohanan, but it is now rumored that she, too, had to pass on the film. In order to release the film in August, it is rumored that the producers are searching for a new leading woman.
According to sources, the production was originally scheduled to begin filming in February 2023, with locations in Girgaon selected. “However, before filming began, Kiara left the film to pursue another project.
The creators then traveled to Malavika Mohanan. The dates did not work out because she is filming with Pawan Kaayan for Ustaad Bhagat Singh. Now, Ashutosh is searching for a leading lady with the acting skills and star potential to do the story due.
He is eager to begin filming the film in August, with the primary production taking place in Film City. The ensemble lineup is currently being finalized.” Karram Kurram will recount how, in 1959, one woman recruited six other housewives to generate a source of income by manufacturing papads.