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Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi’s Baadshaho is a heist story set in Emergency period, says Milan Luthria

Baadshaho filmmaker Milan Luthria said that this film is different than his previous film Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai.

India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [Updated:20 Jun 2017, 6:00 PM IST]

Ajay Devgn, Emraan Hashmi starrer and Milan Luthria directorial venture Baadshaho is creating a lot of buzz after the release of its poster and teaser. Director Milan Luthria, who is making a comeback to the silver screen after a long time with Ajay and Emraan, said that he is not afraid of the comparisons being made with their previous outing Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai. 

The director said that the setting of the film is completely different from that of the 2010 hit. "Even if people feel the hangover of 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai' looking at 'Baadshaho' it's ok. I don't fear that comparison (referring to story and recreating the success of the film) as both the stories are completely different," Milan said. 

"One was a gangster film about the rise and fall of two gangsters, this ('Baadshaho') is an action drama film about the six main characters and the heist that takes place against the backdrop of 1975 Emergency period," he said. Milan said that he is happy to reteam with Ajay and Emraan. 

"It was special to work with Ajay and Emraan again, who transformed themselves for the film. Also, it was special working with Vidyut Jammwal, Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta and Sanjay Mishra. We have designed special looks for each of them," he said. 

 

The filmmaker says the movie's plot is based on the raids that were conducted during Emergency where royal families were looted. Produced by Bhushan Kumar of T-Series and Milan, the action thriller is scheduled for a worldwide release on September 1.

(With PTI Inputs)

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