Diana Penty and Farhan Akhtar grace special screening of Lucknow Central

Farhan Akhtar will be seen in a de-glam avatar as Kishen

The film also marks the third project of Cocktail actress Diana Penty who will be seen playing Farhan's love interest in the flick.

Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Gippy Grewal, Deepak Dobriyal, Ronit Roy, Inaamulhaq, Rajesh SharmaRating:Debutante director Ranjit Tiwari's ability to whip up a warm tale about dreams, loss and surviving life's catastrophes is commendable. Lucknow Central will make you laugh and cry, and will leave you with memories that last long after the film concludes. Now, she has found the balance with her character Gayatri in Lucknow Central.

The film tells the story of Kishan Mohan Girhotra (played by Akhtar) is a young man who belongs to Moradabad, a city in Uttar Pradesh. While several people have pointed out that the film holds similar storyline to Aadar Jain and Anya Singh's film Qaidi Band, there are many reasons as to what sets Lucknow Central apart from the rest.

Kishen befriends 4 other inmates, Dikkat Ansari, Victor Chattopahdyay, Purushottam Pandit, & Parminder Trehan and lays down his escape plan, convincing them to join the band. Yes, a music band in jail. Their performances have kept the audience glued to their seats, and by the looks of the film's trailer and songs, Lucknow Central is no exception. Reportedly Lucknow Central is likely to open to a collection of about Rs 5 crore on opening day. This film clashed with Kangana Ranaut's Simran which also releases on Friday, September 15.

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Elaborating further about his character the Rock On actor shared, "In the film, I know that I am innocent".

#LucknowCentral is a great mix of music, fun &thrill.

If you are a fan of the popular television series, "Prison Break", this movie will be "The One" you've been looking for!


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