Mukkabaaz teaser: Anurag Kashyap's next starring Jimmy Shergill, rapper Divine to release on 10 November
Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is all set to return as director with his new film Mukkabaaz, which is scheduled to release on 10 November.
Indian film trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the news through his Twitter handle.
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In this teaser, a voice says, "Uttar Pradesh ke Mike Tyson, jinhe pehla mukka chalane se pehle ek Brahman ki kanya se muhabbat ho gayi."
The movie will be co-produced by Aanand L Rai and will be distributed by Eros Now. It stars Vineeth Kumar as the lead and Jimmy Shergill as the antagonist, reports Mumbai Mirror.
The exact plot of the film has not been revealed as yet, but in an interview to Times of India, Shergill, did drop hints. "This is for the first time that I am teaming with Anurag Kashyap. We wanted to work together for a long time and now eventually Mukkabaaz has happened. Based on the backdrop of boxing, it is a film about sports politics in which I have a very powerful role," he said.
Vivian Fernandes also known as rapper Divine, who is the inspiration for Ranveer Singh's character in Gully Boys, will make his Bollywood debut with Mukkabaaz. The teaser features music by Divine himself, and it has been composed by Nucleya.
Anurag Kashyap and Anand L Rai will also be working together on the latter's upcoming project, which is a love story titled Manmarziyan. It will star Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar in the lead roles. Kashyap revealed to Mumbai Mirror that it is a coming-of-age love story set in a non-city setting, based on a script penned by Kanika Dhillon.
(With inputs from PTI)