Ungli a risky title with an explosive storyline will be releasing in cinemas on the 28th November.
This edgy film is a black comedy-drama which is set in a sprawling metropolis, where corruption, intimidation and violence are a way of life. A city that never sleeps, the underworld is at full force, led by a sinister mob that demands obedience and respect. Enter five rebels, who decide that they have had enough of the corruption that has blighted their city, and so decide to unite and expose the corrupt through whatever means necessary. The only thing that stands in their path is a tenacious police officer named ‘Kale’, portrayed by veteran actor Sanjay Dutt.
Perfectly capturing the current mood in India of curbing corruption, bribery and intimidation in the upper echelons of power and authority, Ungli is a beautifully acted and directed narrative that conveys in an effective and humorous manner how five ordinary citizens can make a difference in a city blighted by dark forces, as they literally give the proverbial ‘finger’ to the corrupt and dishonest.
Produced by Dharma Productions, the film company helmed by supremo director and producer Karan Johar, The ensemble cast put on admirable performances, with Emraan Hashmi taking the helm as the rebel leader ‘Nikhil’. Other star turns come from award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut as the spirited ‘Maya’ and Randeep Hooda who shines as cheeky rebel ‘Abhay’.
The film also boasts a terrific supporting cast comprising of Neil Bhoopalam, Angad Bedi, Neha Dupia and Arunoday Singh. Stunning actress Shraddha Kapoor makes a special appearance in an item number not to be missed.
Ungli is directed by avant-garde filmmaker and scriptwriter Rensil D’Silva, who is responsible for some of Indian cinemas most thought-provoking screen hits, including Kurbaan, Rang De Basanti, Student Of The Year and the Indian version of award-winning US TV show 24.
Ungli releases on 28th November 2014 through Reliance Entertainment internationally.