November 11, 2011 02:11:13 PM IST Glamsham Editorial
They are ready to tickle your bones holding guns and now they have a date slotted for it. Hriday Shetty's CHAALIS CHAURASI is slated to release on January 12th, 2012. The movie was completed under the scheduled time planned for it and it is ready to hit the cinema screens in the first month of the next year. ''Everything has gone according to the plan. And now we have locked the date as well. I hope everyone likes what we have done with CHAALIS CHAURAASI. January 12th, 2012 is a date to remember,'' says a very excited Hriday.
The movie stars actors Naseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, K K Menon and Ravi Kishan. The movie is produced by MAASK Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. in association with Filament Glo (India) Pvt. Ltd. The film also casts Rajesh Sharma better known for his memorable stints in ISHQIYA, NO ONE KILLED JESSICA, and KHOSLA KA GHOSLA. The film is written by Yash-Vinay and the music in the film is by Lalit Pandit. This humour crime film was scheduled to finish in 45 days and it was finished in 41 days.
A night and quite a ride, as CHAALIS CHAURAASI promises to be, the movie revolves around a police van - MH-02-A- 4084 and four cops. Pankaj Suri aka Sir (Naseeruddin Shah), Albert Pinto aka Pinto (KK Menon), Bhaskar Sardesai aka Bobby (Atul Kulkarni) and Shakti Chinappa aka Shakti (Ravi Kishan) see an opportunity to a great future when they are given a mission to pull off. Things take a twist when another cop stops their van en-route and takes them as his backup to catch a dangerous gangster. CHECK OUT: Shweta Bhardwaj to be paired with Naseeruddin Shah
The story unfolds through the night where the fine line between law and crime is repeatedly crossed, leading to unexpected situations, sometimes very hilarious. The 4 guys who think of themselves as very rough and tough, macho men encounter situations where they are forced to reckon with a different truth about themselves.
Hriday Shetty the director of CHAALIS CHAURAASI has directed films like PLAN (2004, starring Sanjay Dutt, Priyanka Chopra) and PYAAR MEIN TWIST (2005, starring Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia) before this. Also Hriday has spent over 23 years in film direction when he started assisting from his school days and rose to be a strong associate to eminent directors like, Mukul Anand, Sanjay Gupta, Rohan Sippy and others. As asociate director Hriday has done films like- KAANTE, AATISH, HAMESHAA, and KUCH NAA KAHO. Born into the Hindi film industry, Hriday is the son of legendary fight composer of the 70s - Late M B Shetty, who did more than 200 films as actor and action coordinator.
MAASK Entertainment (P) Ltd. was launched in Feb 2011. The primary aim of the company is to produce Hindi feature films. The company has been active in the Marathi film world through their company- M/s Sudha Productions. Sudha Productions, in a short span of 2 1/2 years has already made a mark for itself by producing two highly acclaimed films viz. SUKHAANT and TENDULKAR OUT which is set for release shortly. SUKHAANT has received generous praise from critics and the audience and it went on to bag the prestigious Maharashtra State Award for 'The Best Social Film.' MAASK is committed towards making quality films mainly in the Hindi language which would provide wholesome entertainment for people across socio-economic status in the country.
Filament Glo (India) Pvt. Ltd is launching its banner with this film and it has been searching for a particular type of script for this purpose, which fits their vision and helps to achieve long term aspirations and, specifically their forthcoming films already planned.