Mumbai Saga: John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi, Suniel Shetty's gangster drama goes on floors
Mumbai Saga, directed by Sanjay Gupta, is set in the 1980s and 1990s.
The shooting of John Abraham-starrer Mumbai Saga began on 27 August (Tuesday). Producer Bhushan Kumar of T-Series, shared the news alongside a picture of a clapperboard.
Set in the 1980s and 1990s, the film also stars Jackie Shroff, Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Rohit Roy, and Amole Gupte. The film, a Times of India report previously reported that the drama will showcase the shutdown of iconic textile mills, the murder of a noted businessman, how the underworld, the cops, and the politicians changed the city's landscape.
Here is Bhushan's announcement.
The journey of Bombay’s transformation to Mumbai begins as #MumbaiSaga goes on floors today! @TSeries #WhiteFeatherFilms
#KrishanKumar @_SanjayGupta @TheJohnAbraham @emraanhashmi @bindasbhidu @SunielVShetty @prateikbabbar @GulshanGroverGG @rohitroy500 @samirsoni123 #AmolGupte pic.twitter.com/ydP4vZ4BoH
— Bhushan Kumar (@itsBhushanKumar) August 27, 2019
The film is being helmed by Sanjay Gupta, who has previously directed films like Kaabil, Shootout at Wadala and Kaante. Gupta had in a tweet shared that he was "nervous" to start working on Mumbai Saga.
It’s 5-30 in the morning and I’m having my cup of tea. In less than two hours I’ll be taking my first shot.
I’m excited, anxious, nervous... a bit of all actually as I embark on this very ambitious and adventurous journey called MUMBAI SAGA.
— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) August 27, 2019
Scheduled to hit theatres on 19 June, 2020. Besides Bhushan, Krishnan Kumar, Anuradha Gupta and Sangeeta Ahir will also serve as producers on Mumbai Saga.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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