NewZNew (Chandigarh) : With Kabaddi getting tonnes of attention as a sports format in the country, Bollywood is now set to release a feature film on the game. Set to release on 7 November, “Badlapur Boys” is produced by Karrm Movie. The star cast of the movie addressed the media at Chandigarh Press Club here today. The movie revolves around about some boys of Badlapur village, who breathe and live Kabaddi and aspire to make a name out of the game, not only for themselves, but also for their village. However, the protagonist’s dream is slightly different and it binds the film right till the end.
Annu Kapoor plays the role of a Kabaddi coach in the film. The hero of the film, Nishan, has acted in the film ‘David’ and Subhash Ghai’s ‘Cycle Kick’, along with many other Malyalam movies. ‘Badlapur Boys’ also stars Sharanya Mohan, who has acted in more than 16 South Indian movies as the main lead. Although this is the directorial debut of the film’s director Shailesh Verma, who has written various daily soaps and movies, including Salman Khan starrer ‘Veer’. He is also planning to start his next movie right after the release of ‘Badlapur Boys’.
Actress Kishori Shahane plays the hero’s mother and Puja Gupta, who had starred in ‘Vicky Donor’, ‘Mickey Virus’ and ‘Oh My God’, is also a part of the film. Other artistes who worked in the movie are Aman Verma. Boloram Das, Nitin Jadhav, Shashank Udaypurkar, Mazhar Khan, Ankit Sharma, Vineet and Shashi Chaturvedi, among many more. Music of the film has been composed by Shamir Tandon and Sachin Gupta. Words to the melodies have been given by lyricist Sameer Anjaan, which have been sung by singers Sukhwinder Singh, Shaan, Mahalaxmi Iyer, Shreya Ghoshal, Javed Ali and Ritu Pathak. Choreography has been done by Saroj Khan.
‘Badlapur Boys’ is Karrm Movies’ first Hindi film. Their Marathi film ‘Razakar’ is also ready for release. ‘Badlapur Boys’ is the official remake of Tamil hit ‘Veenila Kabadi’ which was directed by Susindran in 2009. Renowned B-town editor A Muthu who has edited more than 50 films like ‘Sadak’, ‘Deewana’, ‘Balwan’, ‘Raja Babu’, ‘Judwa’, ‘Ziddi’, ‘Haseena Maan Jayegi’ turns producer with ‘Badlapur Boys’. Muthu is producing the film under the banner of Karm Movies LLP.