Thappad the Anubhav Sinha film on women empowerment has a stellar cast that starts with Taapsee Pannu.

Actors Dia Mirza, Pavail Gulati, Gracy Goswami, Geetika Vidya, Siddhant Karnick are part of the film.

News coming in is that Ankur Rathee who was seen with Naseeruddin Shah in Tashkent Files will also be part of the film.

Ankur has been busy with his web projects and has appeared in the Amazon Prime series Made in Heaven of and Four More Shots Please.

As per a reliable source, “Ankur is presently in Lucknow shooting for Thappad.”

We buzzed Ankur but could not get through to him.

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