Lucknow Central Story
Director: Ranjit Tiwari
Cast: Farhan Akhtar as Kishan Mohan Girhotra, Diana Penty as Gayatri Kashyap, Virendra Saxena as IG, and Ronit Roy as Jailer Raja Shrivastava
Kishen Mohan Girhotra is framed for a murder which lands him in Lucknow Central jail. While he is waiting for his High Court trial for death penalty he learns about a band competition through an NGO worker Gayatri Kashyap. Kishen yearns for freedom and seeks the help of other four inmates Dikkat Ansari, Victor Chattopadhyay, Purushottam Pandit, and Parminder Gill and convinces them to form a band.
The band competition was going to be held in the dreaded jail of Lucknow Central. The rest of the story portrays how their life progress in Lucknow Central and how music becomes an important part of their life. The story of Lucknow Central is inspired by the real-life story of a band name Healing Hearts.
Calling the film monotonous and dull, many criticized Lucknow Central for not intriguing the audience. Though, few critics called it a perfect jail drama. However, Lucknow Central failed to impressed the audience and earned 16.95 crores at the box office. However, the film was made on a budget of 30 crores.
Lucknow Central Trailer: