Many in Noida sector 29 are fans of Anoop Khanna's Dadi Ki Rasoi for a hearty meal in just Rs 5. But now, Anoop's story will be known to many others beyond Noida. A web film called 'Made India Price Chowk' is being made on Anoop Khanna's 'Dadi ki Rasoi' in Noida. Shakti Kapoor will be seen playing the character of Anoop Khanna, owner of Dadi Ki Rasoi.
Anoop's story has inspired many. Filmmakers have also seen potential in his story. During the surge of Covid-19, Anoop provided food to thousands of needy people for just five rupees. This is the reason that preparations are being made to bring this identity to the silver screen. The shooting of this film has started and the trailer of the film will be released by the end of May, 2022, while the film is going to be released in June, 2022.
Anoop Khanna's 'Dadi Ki Rasoi' food centre is located in Ganga Shopping Complex, Sector-29, Noida. Anoop Khanna started 'Dadi Ki Rasoi' on his birthday on August 21, 2015, with the support of his mother Sarojini Khanna and some others. They named it 'Dadi Ki Rasoi' which is famous all over the country today. Anoop has also appeared in the Karmaveer episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' with Amitabh Bachchan. Apart from this, he has also been honoured by the President of India.
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Every day, hundreds of people gather outside their food centre from 12 noon to 2 pm to have a healthy, homemade meal made of desi ghee. Affordable medicines are also available to patients here, clothes of choice for Rs 10 and a branch of Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendra here. Anoop is not only running 'Dadi Ki Rasoi', but he is also ready to help thousands of people in any natural calamity in any part of the country. Anoop tells that his father was a freedom fighter and he was inspired by his ideas of helping people and has been involved in social work for more than 20 years. He says that these works have given a concrete purpose to his life, so now he has devoted his whole life to helping people. Anoop Khanna is also the President of the Noida Chemist Association, India.
The film is produced under Calvary Tools Pvt Ltd. and the directors are Ashutosh Upadhyay and Rajesh Yadav. The responsibility of the producer in the film is handled by the officials of Nai Kiran Sanstha. Actor Shakti Kapoor will be seen in the lead role. Rishabh Raj Sachdeva, Tanu, Nakisha, Nikhil Puri, Ekta Gupta, Sheetal and others will be seen in different roles.
Anoop shares that during a meeting, Shakti Kapoor told him that he has never done a biopic before, but he agreed to do this film as he was impressed by his character. Shakti Kapoor described Anoop's hairstyle as 'dirty'. They laughed and said that it takes three hours to get ready because of the hairstyle. Anoop Khanna says that a film is such a medium that easily finds a way into the minds of the people. Our endeavour through all our efforts is to serve many people so that people in the country and the world do not go hungry.