Lucknow Central film garners rave reviews from B-town! post-screening and post-preview

Farhan Akhtar who recently organized a special screening of Lucknow Central was showered with an immense response from B-town


Lucknow Central brings to celluloid an escape drama based on a real-life story that thrives on ambition, passion, friendship, and determination. Just a week ahead of its release Lucknow Central has already impressed Bollywood at the pre-screening of the film.

Present at the screening were Farhan Akhtar, Gippy Grewal, Diana Penty, Ronit Roy, Deepak Dobriyal, Rajesh Sharma, Inaamulhaq, director Ranjit Tiwari, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Dia Mirza, Aditi Rao Hydari, Atul Kasbekar, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Kunal Kapoor, Sachin Tendulkar with Wife Anjali and Daughter Sarah, Sophie Choudry, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nitesh Tiwari, David Dhawan along with Wife, Sooraj Pancholi, Richa Chadda, Kriti Sanon, Taapsee Pannu, Chitrangada Singh to name a few.

The film has garnered a positive response from the Bollywood folks for its content. ‘Lucknow Central’ also brings together star cast like Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ronit Roy, Gippy Grewal, Rajesh Sharma, Inaamulhaq, Uday Tikekar, Sukh Kunwar to name a few.

Praises for Lucknow Central has been raining throughout the social media, no one could stop himself from pouring their hearts out

Bareilly Ki Barfi actress Kriti Sanon took to twitter and shared, “Watched #LucknowCentral !!Love the film for its unusual concept that keeps u entertained with great performances! love the climax!” She also gave the team her best wishes and wrote, “Kudos to the team! Lots of love & luck @nikkhiladvani @FarOutAkhtar @DianaPenty @ranjit_tiwari #LucknowCentral.”

Ayushmann Khurrana also shared, “#LucknowCentral is a great mix of music, fun &thrill. Fav scene is when @FarOutAkhtar walks in with the Bachchan film playing and the climax.”

Dia Mirza also took to Twitter and shared, “Saw #LucknowCentral last night. A film with such good intentions and absolutely amazing performances by ALL! @FarOutAkhtar @DianaPenty

Huma Qureshi also shares, “All the best #LucknowCentral #RanjitTiwari @FarOutAkhtar @DianaPenty @nikkhiladvani Missed the screening..can’t wait to watch it”.

Filmmaker Anand L Rai tweeted, “Great teamwork, super performances, right intentions of #ranjittiwari & @nikkhiladvani helps u to describe #LucknowCentral @FarOutAkhtar.” In the words of Sophie Choudry, the film was all about “Thrill, emotion, music & a brilliant cast!! The climax will leave u cheering! All the best team #LucknowCentral @FarOutAkhtar @DianaPenty.”

Actor Hemu Shetty’s tweet @hemushetty stated ” Worth Watching #LucknowCentral, a truly Mesmerizing movie,@FarOutAkhtar @DianaPenty @ranjit_tiwari @nikkhiladvani deserve an award ! “ further wanted to add “Great work” in the tweet, he couldn’t as it was limited to 140 words.


Celebrity photographer Daboo Ratnani also had good things to say. “Captivated! #LucknowCentral Whatta Movie!! Take A Bow @FarOutAkhtar @RonitBoseRoy & entire cast and crew @ManishaDRatnani, he wrote. Another Bollywood photographer Avinash Gowariker also tweeted, “#LucknowCentral! Unusual & gripping film with superb performances… enjoyed it All the best to my friends @FarOutAkhtar @nikkhiladvani.”

In addition to the spree of special screenings for Lucknow Central, the makers hosted a special preview of the film for Industry veterans attended by Salim Khan, Helen and Prem Chopra along with Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Ravi Kishen, along with Co-producer Nikhil Advani and director Nishikant Kamat and actor Mini Mathur. In addition to these legendary stars, the special screening also witnessed Bollywood directors.

Receiving the guests on the red carpet where the Lucknow Central cast members Farhan Akhtar, Ravi Kishen, and Diana Penty. The proud actors were delighted on receiving positive feedback from the guests.

The trailer of ‘Lucknow Central’ has intrigued the audience to watch the film which is based on a true story and the songs have created a huge anticipation amongst the masses.

Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Emmay Entertainment and Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Ranjit Tiwari and is slated to release on 15th September 2017.