Lucknow Central is an upcoming Indian Hindi prison escape movie, directed by Ranjit Tiwari and produced by Nikhil Advani, under the banner of Emmay Entertainment. The film stars Farhan Akhtar in the lead role. It will be released worldwide on 15 September 2017.
Kishan Mohan Girhotra is a young man who belongs to Moradabad, a city in uttar pradesh. One fateful day, Kishen gets accused a murder which lands him in Lucknow Central Jail where he’s awaiting his High court trail for a death penalty. Meanwhile, a diligent NGO worker Gayatri Kashyap, is compelled to form a band of prisoners for the band competition which is to be held in the dreaded jail of ‘Lucknow Central’ that year and this is how Kishen’s and her paths cross.
Kishen befriends 4 other inmates, Dikkat Ansari, Victor Chottopahdyay, Purushottam Pandit, Parminder Trehan and convinces them to join the band.
The dramatic narrative of Lucknow Central portrays how Kishan’s life progresses in jail and how music becomes an intricate part of not only his journey, but the rest of the band’s as well.
Produced by Viacom 18 Motion Picture, Nikkhil Advani and Madhu Bhojwani. Lucknow central stars Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Gippy Grewal, Ronit Roy, Deepak Dobriyal, InaamUIHaq & Rajesh Sharma.