About Me

header ads

Intrigued Farhan Akhtar as aspiring singer lands in 'Lucknow Central' jail

Aamir Khan wishes best for Team Lucknow Central

Newztabloid, Lucknow Central, Farhan Akhtar,Kishen Mohan Girhotra
Farhan Akhtar in 'Lucknow Central' Movie
Social media Conversations on the Multi talented actor Farhan Akhtar’s forthcoming film is very much rampant and it is fact that this actor has mesmerized the audience with his varied talents in past, be it acting, directing, singing or just his stunning looks. The actor will be seen next in the intense drama 'Lucknow Central', exhibiting the tale of a simple ambitious man caught in a tragedy that changes his life forever. The film thrives on ambition, passion, friendship, and determination revolving around a UP guy for the first time in his upcoming flick 'Lucknow Central'. The actor was quite impressed when he first read the script as the narrative described true essence of life. Farhan Akhtar has left no stone unturned to get into the skin of his character. 

Lucknow Central brings together Punjabi sensation Gippy Grewal and Bollywood heartthrob Farhan Akhtar together on the big screen. The film's deep rooted content is not only backed by performance driven actors but also a strong story line, Talking about the same the actor said, "The thing that separates Lucknow central from all my previous ventures, I have always attempted to work on innovative things, new stories that interest the audience, entertain but not be mindless entertainers. There should be a message that audience can take back home with them, be it in the form of an inspiration or social relevance, to me that it is very important."

Newztabloid, Lucknow Central, Farhan Akhtar,Gippy Grewal
Lucknow Central brings together Punjabi sensation Gippy Grewal and Bollywood heartthrob Farhan Akhtar together on the big screen

The film which is set against the backdrop of a jail showcases Farhan Akhtar aka Kishen Mohan Girhotra who aspires to become a singer. Kishen's world turns upside down when he is falsely accused of a murder and is sent to Lucknow Central jail, Kishen Mohan Girhotra played by Farhan Akhtar is an aspiring singer who idolizes Manoj Tiwari in the small town of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. Kishen's world turns upside down when he is falsely accused of a murder and is sent to Lucknow Central jail.

The innocent man is further exposed to the cruelties and realities of a jail. One of the highlighted scenes of the movie that’s making round is a band competition being announced in the jail, Kishen drafts a risky plan to escape. He along with his jail inmates that he befriends form a band with the help of an NGO activist Gayatri Kashyap played by Diana Penty, rendering as a catalyst that helps the Lucknow Central jail members to escape and the film showcases Gippy Grewal playing the role of Parminder Singh Trehan who is one of the members of the band formed in jail.The wing consists of a band called Healing Hearts formed by 12 men who have been sentenced life imprisonment. The band plays hit Bollywood numbers at weddings, private functions, and even baarats. 

Newztabloid, Lucknow Central, Film City, Farhan Akhtar

On the social media front, many announcement and revelations were done about the highlights and essences of the movie, the prominent of all was when Farhan Akhtar took to Twitter to introduce the audience to the strict and straightforward co star Gayatri Kashyap aka Diana Penty playing an important role in this movie. 

While the trailer gave us glimpses of Gayatri, Farhan Akhtar took to Twitter to draw a clear character sketch of his co star.The video showcases Farhan Akhtar talking about Gayatri as a hot headed person who gets things done according to her will. The video further shows montages from the film establishing the character. Gayatri Kashyap is an idealistic woman who works on her principles and does not shy away from speaking her mind. She does not believe in being oppressed to pressure and is ready to revolt if needed. The strong minded woman is the connection between the world inside and outside the jail for Kishen and his friends.

Newztabloid, Ranjit Tiwari, Gippy Grewal, Lucknow Central,Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar posted the video on Twitter saying, "मिलिए गायत्री मैडम से और खुद जानिये! @DianaPenty @LucknowCentral #LucknowCentral" and posted an image describing Diana Penty's role on the social media platform saying, "गायत्री मैडम से बच के रहना भैया। इनके सामने नॉनसेंस किया तोह समझो लग गयी। सर सलामत तो पगड़ी हज़ार। मिलिए इनसे आज।@DianaPenty #LucknowCentral" . The image described Gayatri Kashyap as headstrong, adamant and straightforward, which is pretty evident in the video.

Farhan Akhtar has ventured into almost all the genres with films like Dil Chahta Hai, Don, Rock On!!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Bhag Milkha Bhag amongst others. The multi talented star has treated the audience with a range of films that not only entertained us but also stayed with us with its strong content and power packed performances. While talking about the film Farhan Akhtar shares, "What I liked about the film when I read the script, there's even a dialogue in the film that says 'Bande qaid ho sakte hai sapne nahi'. This line describes the film for me really very well".

'Lucknow Central'  has ensemble star cast like Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ronit Roy, Gippy Grewal, Rajesh Sharma, Inaamulhaq, Uday Tikekar, Sukh Kunwar to name a few, has piqued the interest of the audience.

Newztabloid, Lucknow Central Jail, Farhan Akhtar,Gippy Grewal, Deepak Dobriyal


This intense drama film 'Lucknow Central' is based on a real story. Director Ranjit Tiwari found the inspiration from the real Lucknow Central jail wherein the Adarsh Jail wing music prevails as this has been inspired by a true story. He came across the band through an article which inspired him to make a movie on them. Recalling it the director said, "Around three years ago, I read an article about an annual day program and music competition, started by the state government for jail inmates as an initiative for their reformation. Six to seven central jails in Uttar Pradesh participated in the contest. The idea blew my mind and I discussed it with director Nikhil Advani, who I was assisting at that time.Eventually, he and Farhan (Akhtar) joined hands for the project".

The trailer of the film which released early last month left the audience intrigued witnessing the union of actors from various markets comes together. After being hailed by audience and movie enthusiasts, 'Lucknow Central' receives a shout-out from none other than Superstar Aamir Khan, who is known to share a warm bond with Gippy Grewal and the film team, took to Twitter to share, "Good one Gippy, great trailer! All the best to the entire team!".

The trailer of the film which released early last month left the audience intrigued witnessing the union of actors from various markets come together, widely appreciated by the audience leaving them into complete anticipation. Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Emmay Entertainment and Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Ranjit Tiwari and is slated to release on 15th September 2017.

Post a comment

0 Comments