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Rustom trailer: Akshay Kumar, Ileana D'Cruz, Esha Gupta promise a gripping whodunnit

Vineeta Kumar | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:48 IST

The trailer of Rustom is out. Akshay Kumar plays the lead in this whodunnit, dressed impeccably in a crisp, Navy uniform.

The film is a cinematic adaption of the infamous Nanavati murder case, which grabbed eyeballs when it unfolded in the 1950s. Naval commander Kawas Manekshaw Nanavati was tried for the murder of his wife's alleged lover in what is now India's first-ever, documented 'trial by media'.

Rustom features Akshay Kumar playing the lead character, Rustom Pavri.Ileana D'Cruz plays his wife, albeit in a whole new avatar with shades of grey.

The trailer of Rustom attempts to infuse all the elements of the sensational case - namely, passion, patriotism, love and vengeance - into its three minute, eight second-duration, leaving the viewers wanting more.

Watch the trailer of Rustom here:

Rustom also stars Esha Gupta, Arjan Bajwa and Usha Nadkarni in pivotal roles. The film has been directed by Tinu Suresh Desai and written by Vipul K Rawal.

Is Rustom guilty? Find out on 12 August.

First published: 30 June 2016, 10:03 IST
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Vineeta brings Bollywood fun and intricate showbiz details to Catch/Speed News. She has worked with IndiaTV, Zee News, and is here to provide Catch readers with the best of 'quality entertainment'. A Delhi girl, Vineeta pursued BMMMC from I P College for Women, Delhi University, and craves to know more all the time. When she is not indulging in a serious cinematic discussion over a film she just watched, Vineeta is either reading a fantasy book or polishing her artistic skills.