10 Rangoon (24 February)
When you have Kangana Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor in one film, then what can stop you from having a terrific dose of entertainment? Directed by the celebrated filmmaker, Vishal Bhardwaj, and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala in association with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, ‘Rangoon’ is one of the highly awaited films of 2017. The film has been piquing audiences’ interest ever since its announcement. Its excellent trailer, which was released a few weeks back, and melodious music couple with unconventional lyrics have further made the wait tough. The film is releasing on 24th February.
‘Rangoon’ is said to be to an intense and imminent love triangle set against the backdrop of World War 2 (1939-1945). The film revolves around the life and times of Mary Ann Evans aka Fearless Nadia, who is still remembered as the first original stunt-woman of Bollywood. Kangana Ranaut plays the lead character of Julia who joins films and was sent to the war front to entertain soldiers fighting in World War II. Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the roles of a soldier and filmmaker respectively. The film is the third collaboration between Vishal Bhardwaj and Shahid Kapoor after ‘Kaminey (2009) and ‘Haider’ (2014), and also sees Saif Ali Khan joining hands with the maverick director once again after a gap of 11 years. Both have previously worked in ‘Omkara’ (2006), which was a blockbuster and helped Saif’s movie career immensely.