Saif Ali Khan Pataudi who has been last seen in Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Rangoon', is gearing up for a bunch of his upcoming releases and 'Delhi Belly' writer Akshat Verma's forthcoming flick 'Kaalakaandi' is one of them. The story essays the dark comedy about six characters from different sections of life who cross paths on a rainy Mumbai night.
Sharing the release date and the very first look of this upcoming flick, famous trade analyst Taran Adarsh on Friday took to micro-blogging site Twitter and wrote, "Saif Ali Khan starrer #Kaalakaandi to release on 8 Sept 2017... Film marks the directorial debut of #DelhiBelly writer Akshat Verma..."
With 'Kaalakaandi' Akshat Verma is stepping into the industry as a director and besides Saif has an eclectic ensemble of Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raz, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Shenaz Treasury, Shivam Patil, Amyra Dastur and Neil Bhoopalam.
Produced by Cinestaan Film Company and Ashi Dua Sara of Flying Unicorn, the movie is expected to hit the box office on September 8.
"Kaalakaandi is a film Im so happy to be a part of! Its a cross section of Mumbai with underworld goons, doomed bankers and idealistic lovers all mixed together in this karmic tale about love, crime and living a lifetime in one night. Akshat has written and directed this unique movie and he is probably the only voice who tells it exactly like it actually is. Mumbai is a crazy, beautiful city and he is captured it perfectly in this very fun and very moving film," Saif was quoted while interacting with reporters.
On the other hand, the Pataudi King is also busy taking last minute preparations ahead of his next release 'Chef'.
Also starring Ram Gopal Bajaj, Lynn Marocola and Dhanish Karthik the movie is scheduled to release on 14th July 2017.
The movie is expected to face a tough box office clash with Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Jagga Jasoos' which is also slated to hit the screens on the same.