Director Sanjay Gupta who is popular for making films like Kaante, Shootout at Wadala, Jazbaa, and Kaabil has announced his next multistarrer film. The director will be making a film on Mumbai underworld called Mumbai, and the cast of the film will be led by John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi.
Today, the makers announced the film with the full leading cast of the film. Besides John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi, the film will star Suniel Shetty, Jackie Shroff, Amol Gupte, Prateik Babbar, Gulshan Grover and Rohit Roy. This will be Sanjay Gupta's second multistarrer thriller film after Kaante that also had a huge star cast. However, Sanjay Gupta has stated that this will be his career's most ambitious film ever till date.
IT'S OFFICIAL... John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi in #MumbaiSaga... The gangster drama is set in the 1980s and 1990s... Costars Jackie Shroff, Suniel Shetty, Prateik Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Rohit Roy and Amole Gupte... Directed by Sanjay Gupta... contd in next tweet... pic.twitter.com/u1UENcWxf6— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 14, 2019
"25 years, 17 films later I had to give my audience something bigger and better. Mumbai Saga is by far my most ambitious film which needed a visionary producer. And I am grateful to Bhushan Kumar for putting his faith and might in it. It is one such story that needs to be said on screen," Sanjay Gupta said in a statement.
#MumbaiSaga goes on floors next month... 2020 release... Produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar and Anuradha Gupta... Sanjay Gupta completes 25 years in the industry... His directorial debut #Aatish released in 1994.— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 14, 2019
"Mumbai Saga is our first in the gangster drama genre and who better than Sanjay to direct it. The film is inspired by true events yet makes the characters so larger than life. The entire cast will bring so much to the table," producer Bhushan Kumar said.
The film is set in the 1980s-90s and it will revolve around the story how the underworld led Bombay turned into Mumbai. The shooting of the film will be started next month and it is likely to release in 2020.