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John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi unite for Sanjay Gupta's gangster drama Mumbai Saga. Deets inside

Bollywood actors Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty have been roped in to star along side John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi in gangster drama Mumbai Saga.

India TV Entertainment Desk India TV Entertainment Desk
New Delhi Published on: June 14, 2019 10:55 IST
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John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi unite for Sanjay Gupta's gangster drama Mumbai Saga

Bollywood actors Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty have been roped in to star along side John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi in gangster drama Mumbai Saga. The film, to be directed by Sanjay Gupta, also features Amol Gupte, Prateik Babbar, Gulshan Grover and Rohit Roy. Gupta, who is known for his films like "Kaante", "Musafir", "Shootout at Lokhandwala" and "Kaabil", said his upcoming directorial is his most ambitious project till date. 

"'25 years, 17 films later I had to give my audience something bigger and better. 'Mumbai Saga' is by far my most ambitious film which needed a visionary producer. And I am grateful to Bhushan Kumar for putting his faith and might in it. It is one such story that needs to be said on screen," Gupta said in a statement.The movie will be produced by Kumar's T-Series banner.

Bollywood critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh also broke the news on his social media and wrote, “IT'S OFFICIAL... John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi in #MumbaiSaga... The gangster drama is set in the 1980s and 90s... Costars Jackie Shroff, Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Rohit Roy and Amole Gupte... Directed by Sanjay Gupta... #MumbaiSaga goes on floors next month... 2020 release... Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Anuradha Gupta... Sanjay Gupta completes 25 years in the industry... His directorial debut #Aatish released in 1994.”

"'Mumbai Saga' is our first in the gangster drama genre and who better than Sanjay to direct it. The film is inspired by true events yet makes the characters so larger than life. The entire cast will bring so much to the table," Kumar said.

Set in the 1980s-'90s, the film revolves around all that went into transforming Bombay into Mumbai. It will go on floors next month and is likely to release in 2020.

 

(With PTI inputs)

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