Farhan Akhtar’s Lucknow Central is set for release

The team of Lucknow Central, on the occasion of Independence Day, had performed amid all prisoners live at Yerwada jail in Pune.

Lucknow Central shows the story of a simple ambitious man trapped in a misfortune that alters his life forever. The movie is based on ambition, passion, friendship, and determination. Farhan Akhtar plays Kishen Mohan Girhotra, who is an aspiring singer, admires Manoj Tiwari in the small town of Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. Kishen’s world turns upside down when he is deceptively accused of a murder and is sent to Lucknow Central jail.

Lucknow Central has ensemble star cast like Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ronit Roy, Gippy Grewal, Rajesh Sharma, Inaamulhaq, Uday Tikekar, Sukh Kunwar to name a few.

The set is against the backdrop of a jail and the makers of Lucknow Central, are keen on showing it to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.

The makers came across various prisoners while researching on the film, who have hidden talents in them. Some of them were good singers, craftsmen, dancers and used to showcase their talents to fellow prisoners. Sanjay Dutt too had performed several times during his Yerwada days and also went on showing his creative side by writing screenplays and even performed live in the jail. Now that the film is gearing up for its release, the makers are eager to show the film to Sanjay Dutt.

Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, Emmay Entertainment and Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Ranjit Tiwari and is slated to release on September 15.