Farhan Akhtar a jail inmate in Lucknow Central
7 months ago SANJEET DWIVEDI 0
On Thursday, 26 July the trailer of the upcoming Farhan Akhtar starrer Lucknow Central was released. The trailer has got more than 3 million views in just a day’s span. It is all Farhan Akhtar magic and charisma.
Set in the backdrop of Lucknow Central jail the trailer showcases Farhan Akhtar as a small town boy who dreams of making a band of his own and becoming a Bhojpuri singer. Ravi Kishan is also shown as a cameo in the trailer. The trailer of the film shows, how the aspiring singer lands into jail due to political doings and hatches a plan with his jail-mates to escape which involves making a band comprising prisoners which will participate in a competition.The trailer has met with a really good response. Kishan Mohan Girhotra (played by Akhtar) is shown as a small town boy who dreams of becoming a singer, but his dreams meet harsh reality and land him in jail in the charge of murder.The jail in which his life becomes a hell. Lucknow Central also stars Ronit Roy as the main antagonist(evil man/villain).
The music of the film plays an important part. Recreating old hits from retro Bollywood has been a trend from the past two years. Keeping with the trend, Lucknow Central makers recreated a popular wedding song, Kawa Kawa from Monsoon Wedding(2001). The peppy number is composed by Arjun Harjaie. Kumaar has penned the lyrics and Divya Kumar has lent her voice for the song.The song is again going to be a hit as it banged the charts in 2001.
The film also stars Diana Panty, Gippy Grewal, Deepak Dobriyal, Rajesh Sharma, InaamUlHaq, and Uday Tikekar.
Produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Emmay Entertainment and Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Ranjit Tiwari, and is slated to release on September 15 . Go watch the trailer below.