BIG Pictures, motion pictures brand from Reliance Big Entertainment in association with Sudhir Mishra will release its suspense thriller movie SIKANDAR on 21st August 2009.
Written and directed by Piyush Jha, shot in the beautiful locales of Kashmir, the film is about Sikandar who lives with his uncle and aunt in a small Kashmiri town. Now his life revolves round his foster parents, football, Nasreen, the new girl in town and dealing with some bullies. But life takes an unexpected (or was it expected?) turn when he picks up a gun from the ground. And thus, he gets drawn into the web of militants, power and violence.
SIKANDAR stars Parzaan Dastur, the adorable little Sardar from film KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI, now in his teens, Ayesha Kapur of BLACK fame as she makes her come-back as a lead actress and introduces Arunoday Singh in a key role. Also, lending their strength and verve are R. Madhavan and Sanjay Suri. The happening trio of Shankar Ehsaan- Loy, Sandesh Shandilya and Justin-Uday with lyrics by Prasoon Joshi, Neelesh Misra and Kumaar.
''SIKANDAR is a novel new generation film that is steadily gaining popularity with international audience. The strong storyline is sure to resonate well in India with the film's release on 21st August. It's a film strong on content & emotive appeal,'' says Mahesh Ramanathan, COO, BIG Pictures.