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Coronavirus lockdown: Sanjay Gupta writes Shootout 3 The Gangwars of Bombay in self-isolation – India Today

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta is making the best use of the lockdown due to coronavirus. The writer-director, who was busy with multi-starrer Mumbai Saga right before the novel coronavirus hit its production, is currently writing his next film Shootout 3: The Gangsters of Bombay while practising social-distancing.

Shootout 3: The Gangwars of Bombay is the third film in the Shootout series. The first film, Shootout at Lokhandwala came out in 2007, while the second one, Shootout at Wadala was released in 2013.

Sanjay Gupta took to social media to announce the new film. He wrote, “Can you imagine spending your day between looking after six kids all under ten & trying to write your next biggie that involves a shitload of research?
SHOOTOUT 3 – The Gang Wars Of Bombay. You better be worth it! (sic).”

In another tweet, he informed that he is collaborating with writer Rajat Arora for the film. He wrote, “Now taking my first break from the first writing session of SHOOTOUT 3. Love this feeling when you begin the scripting journey. And what makes this one special is @rajatsaroraa. Collaborating with him for the first time and already enjoying his wicked writing (sic).”

The films in the Shootout franchise had performed well at the box office. Vivek Oberoi played the lead role in Shootout at Lokhandwala, with Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty and Amitabh Bachchan in pivotal roles. In Shootout at Wadala, John Abraham played Manya Surve. Anil Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee and Sonu Sood also appeared in important roles.

Sanjay Gupta is currently in Khandala with his family. Apart from writing, the director is spending time bonding with his kids.

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