Lucknow Central Review & Rating|
‘Lucknow Central’ is a film directed by Ranjit Tiwari that features an ensemble cast of Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ravi Kishan and Ronit Roy and is the story of a bunch of jail inmates that form a band together and try to escape jail. The film has been produced by Nikhil Advani and the music of the film has been composed by Arjuna Harjaie.
Farhan Akhtar tries to portray a village man but fails at getting the mannerisms and language consistent. Instead, the film lies on the brilliant peroformances by Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ravi Kishan and the rest of the supporting cast who all play their parts to perfection.
The film revolves around music and Arjuna Harjaie does an excellent job at composing songs like ‘Rangdaari’ which keeps the audience hooked and sparks emotion in them. The director of the film does not try to comment on the legal system but tells his own little story based around it and does a good job at creating a warm environment.
Verdict: 'Lucknow Central' is a film that depends on its supporting starcast. The performances are brilliant and make the movie worth watching along with its emotion enducing music. The story and screenplay is where the film lacks behind as a movie ased on almost the same premise was released last month. Fans of Farhan Akhtar will like this film.
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What is it about?
‘Lucknow Central’ starring Farhan Akhtar and Diana Penty in the lead roles is all about the choice between the freedom and dreams. ‘Kishen Mohan Girhotra’ played by Farhan is a young man who dreams of starting a band but he lands in Lucknow Central Jail in an identity mistaken murder case. Then he gets a chance to start a band to participate in an event which is going to be held in Lucknow Central Jail, he has a chance to escape too, what he chooses to do forms the rest of the story.
What to expect?
- Top Class Performances
The film boasts of superb casting in the form of Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, Deepak Dobriyal, Ravi Kishan etc., and when a movie has such talented actors, we can expect terrific performances. Especially, Farhan Akhtar has a lot of scope for performances and he is expected to excel in his role which goes through a lot of emotions.
- Ranjit Tiwari’s Impressive Direction
Ranjit Tiwari who worked as an assistant director for ‘Thanks Maa’ is making his directorial debut with ‘Lucknow Central’. The intense subject he chose for his debut film speaks a lot about this talented director and going by the trailer he is surely going to impress us big time.
- Terrific Music By Arjunna Harjaie, Rochak Kohli & Tanishk Bagchi
As the movie is about a rock band, there is a lot of scope for some rocking music. Tanishk Bagchi especially is in good form with back to back super hits and he gave good music for Lucknow Central too. Background Music is also going to play a crucial role in this intense drama.
- Intense Drama with a message
The trailer promises an intense drama with an underlying message as the basic plot is about dreams, freedom, and friendship. With superb performances and a strong story, a lot of intense drama is in the offering. A message about the suppressing of one’s freedom can be expected from ‘Lucknow Central’.