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Shekhar Suman shoots his first film in Dubai

Father-son duo Shekhar and Adhyayan shooting “Heartless”

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The dust has barely settled after Bollywood stars Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar shot a portion of their films in the UAE in the last month.

Now it’s the turn of father-son duo Shekhar and Adhyayan Suman. The pair is in Dubai to shoot for Shekhar’s directorial debut. Heartless. On Monday, the crew shot at the Kempinski Hotel & Residences Palm Jumeirah, filming a garden party sequence. In the drama, Adhyayan, of Raaz: The Mystery Continues fame, plays a rich boy, Addy, who’s diagnosed with a heart disorder. He doesn’t want to do the only thing that will save his life -- a heart transplant -- despite his mother’s pleas.

The film is reportedly a tribute to Shekhar Suman’s son, who died from a congenital heart problem in 1994.

“Adhyayan, who was two years old, has witnessed his brother’s journey, so he will be reliving his brother’s life in the film. This will be the toughest role of his career,” said Shekhar, in an interview with IANS,