April 16, 2014 12:05:07 PM IST By Glamsham Editorial
UTV Motion Pictures announced that their much anticipated con thriller with blockbuster actor-director Jodi Emraan Hashmi and Kunal Deshmukh earlier titled SHAATIR will now be called RAJA NATWARLAL.
EMRAAN HASHMI IN RAJA NATWARLAL
Emraan Hashmi plays the role of a conman in the movie and the new title RAJA NATWARLAL completely captures the essence of his character the film. ''Emraan, Kunal and our team were thrilled about this title from the moment we hit upon it, as it sums up his character so perfectly. Emraan Hashmi and Kunal Deshmukh together have entertained audiences with back to back hits earlier and we look forward to RAJA NATWARLAL to entertain our audiences with the ultimate thriller comedy,' said Amrita Pandey, VP and Head, Marketing & Distribution - Studio, Disney India.
'Ever since I heard this title, I've been after UTV to get it. It etches out my character perfectly and is extremely catchy. Also, because it fits in so well with the space of the film, it will help us in promoting the film very well,' added Emraan Hashmi.
Thrilled about the title change, Kunal Deshmukh said, 'It's a fantastic title and takes the film to another level. I always wanted to present Emraan in a never seen before avatar. He plays a master street con artist- the modern day Natwarlal. So the title is just apt.'
Emraan plays a modern day Natwarlal, who along with his partner in crime, lives off short cons and day-to-day hustles in Mumbai. The movie progresses through many twists and turns, cons and more cons, leading to a big one. The film is a total masala entertainer, which will take you through the world of con and philosophies of conmen.
The film is slated for release on August 29th 2014.