Emraan Hashmi's Cheat India shoot starts in Lucknow; Soumik Sen's film to release on Republic Day

Cheat India, starring Emraan Hashmi, is based on real incidents of scams in the Indian education system

FP Staff July 25, 2018 13:07:48 IST
Emraan Hashmi's Cheat India shoot starts in Lucknow; Soumik Sen's film to release on Republic Day

The shooting for the film, Cheat India, based on education scams in India, has commenced in Lucknow and will feature Emraan Hashmi in the lead.

Emraan Hashmis Cheat India shoot starts in Lucknow Soumik Sens film to release on Republic Day

Shooting for Cheat India begins. Twitter/@atulkasbekar

Producer Atul Kasbekar of Ellipsis Entertainment on 25 July tweeted:

The tweet from the official Twitter account of Ellipsis Entertainment read:

Noted film critic and analyst Taran Adarsh also tweeted about the film:

Farhan Akhtar wished the Cheat India team on commencement of shoot:

The movie is jointly produced by actor Emraan Haashmi, Bhushan Kumar's T-Series and Kasbekar and Tanuj Garg's Ellipsis Entertainment.

The film will be directed by Soumik Sen, who has previously written the screenplay for films such as Anthony Kaun Hai? and Meerabai Not Out. In 2014 he directed and wrote the screenplay and composed the songs of Gulaab Gang.

Cheat India is slated to release on 25 January and will be clashing with Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 at the box office.

(With inputs from Indo-Asian News Service)

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