“Mumbai is really cinematic” says Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan’s upcoming thrilling dark comedy Kaalakaandi has been shot in and around the streets of Mumbai. The film revolves around one night where the lives of different people come together. Director Akshat Verma thought it would be best to shoot the film in real locations around the city of Mumbai.
To this Saif Ali Khan said, “I think Mumbai is really cinematic, and Akshat has shown it wonderfully. Bandra particularly has a lot of character and personality. You feel it’s shot in a real place and you feel that instant connect to the place. Otherwise when you only shoot on set, and don’t really know where the film is. So here one can tell that it’s got a grounding and reality like Mumbai, which is amazing because you feel the connection with all the characters more so because you know where they live.”
Produced by Cinestaan Film Company and Ashi Dua Sara of Flying Unicorn, Kaalakaandi is written and directed by Akshat Verma and stars Saif Ali Khan along with the eclectic ensemble of Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Shenaz Treasury, Shivam Patil, Amyra Dastur and Neil Bhoopalam in a special appearance. The film is slated to release onSeptember 8th, 2017.