A new poster from the movie, Mukkabaaz, has been released, and it is another look at the realist boxing drama that is surely going to be entertaining and also artistically hefty too, as the director is auteur, Anurag Kashyap, who has made critically acclaimed movies like Gangs of Waaseypur, Ugly, That girl in yellow boots etc. In Mukkabaaz, which stars Vineet Kumar Singh and Zoya Hussian, he is back into the genre of realist dramas that nonetheless have a bigger scope than most movies, as his films also capture the nature of our society and its intriguing people.
Mukkabaaz premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, where it was hailed by the international critics as another triumph for director Anurag Kashyap and a breakout for actor Vineet Kumar Singh.
The story of the movie involves a low caste man, Shravan (Vineet Kumar Singh) who falls in love with Sunaina Mishra (Zoya Hussain), who is the niece of the local don. The movie also stars Ravi Kishan and Jimmy Shergill in supporting parts. When the movie premiered at the Mumbai International film festival, it was met with almost unanimous praise for its performances, dialogue and its direction. The movie is also noted in many reviews as being a truthful depiction of caste system in India, without the gloss of other more surface level portrayal of politics in movies.
The trailer had been talked about by many people, who also noted that it was surely a return to the style of Gangs of Wasseypur. The song released from the movie has also caught the attention of many people. Mukkabaaz is scheduled to be released on 12 January 2018, and is already the most anticipated movie of the year. It also seems that the year for Indian films will begin with a great bang, and a movie that is universally loved.
New poster of #Mukkabaaz… Stars Vineet Singh, Zoya Hussain, Ravi Kishan and Jimmy Sheirgill… Directed by Anurag Kashyap… Eros and Aanand L Rai presentation… 12 Jan 2018 release. pic.twitter.com/b5TtSQoTFW
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) December 19, 2017