While the release of JA Entertainment & Eros International’s Vicky Donor is around the corner, producer John Abraham opens up on the subject that is already being popularly talked about.
Says John, “Ever since the promos started airing, we’ve been getting mails and calls from fertility centers on how they can pitch in, without even seeing the film”. Adding that, “Even in India, soldiers and border security forces are known to do so when going to war or manning troubled areas.”
Ask the actor whether he would be open to donating himself and quick was his reply “Why not ? But if it happens, it would be for purely altruistic and philanthropic reasons and definitely not for commercial gains. As my lead actor Ayushmann says, if we can donate blood to blood banks to save a life, why can’t we donate sperms to give a life?”
Adds director Shoojit Sircar, “My writer, Juhi Chaturvedi is a woman. I told myself if she could talk about this. I could make a film on the subject. The endeavor is to bring the issue out of the closet in a light tone so that it is acceptable to every section of the audience”.
Produced by John Abraham, Eros International’s contemporary comedy Vicky Donor directed by Shoojit Sircar takes a light hearted look at the taboo attached to infertility and artificial insemination.
The film is scheduled to release April 20th, 2012.