AKSHAY KUMAR & ASHVINI YARDI ANNOUNCE RELEASE DATE OF NEXT HINDI VENTURE FUGLY, 16TH MAY 2014
Anil Kapoor’s nephew Mohit Marwah, Olympic medalist Boxer Vijender Singh, grand niece of Sayed Jaffery Kiara Advani and Slumdog Millionaire actor Arfi Lamba join hands on screen with Jimmy Shergill, who returns to the big screen after his stupendous performance in Bullet Raja, for the light hearted, socio-thriller of the year, FUGLY!
After the success of their first venture OMG: Oh My God! Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi are all set to have you on the edge of your seat with their next release, Fugly, a coming-of-age drama set in by lanes of Delhi. The film’s release date has just been announced as 16th May 2014.
Produced by the ‘Grazing Goat Pictures’ known for its content backed entertainers and directed by Kabir Sadanand, ‘Fugly’, is shot extensively in Delhi and the breathtaking locations of Leh. It is a story of four friends: Dev, Devi, Gaurav and Aditya and how this carefree bunch, at the threshold of their lives, get caught in a ‘Fugly’ incident, which sucks them slowly into the big bad world of corruption, politics and the real society in the capital. The entertainingly original Fugly is wacky, kitsch and puts the best of friends through the most bizarre events of their life – the game is FUGLY!
The central characters are played magnificently by an ensemble of some of the freshest faces to emerge from India: Anil Kapoor’s nephew Mohit Marwah, Olympic medalist Boxer Vijender Singh, grand niece of Sayed Jaffery, Kiara Advani and Slumdog Millionaire actor Arfi Lamba will make their Bollywood debuts in the film. The film also sees the fondly remembered ‘Anjali’, from the 1998 blockbuster, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, Sana Saeed, in a special song and Jimmy Shergill who returns to the big screen after his stupendous performance in Bullet Raja.
With Fugly, Akshay and Ashvini have followed up the huge success of their first film venture, OMG: Oh My God, and their regional successes, the critically acclaimed Marathi film 72 Miles Ek Pravas, and the Punjabi comic-caper ‘Bhaji in Problem’. Spearheading investment into quality, subject-driven film-making, Grazing Goat Pictures is taking Hindi and regional cinema to new heights with a range of innovative and fresh projects. Renowned for thought-provoking, unique and emotive film making across boundaries and genres, Grazing Goat Pictures delves deep to bring the audience films that are not only entertaining, buts also cutting edge and high-concept, resonating with multiple audiences domestically and across shores.