Directed by Shoojit Sircar, ‘October’ is an unusual love story produced the banner of Rising Sun Films. It stars Varun Dhawan in major role. Majority of the plot was shot in Delhi. The story is touted to have connections with many real life incidents. The idea for the movie came from a newspaper clipping that Shoojit saw and turned into an idea for a movie eventually.
Varun Dhawan plays the role of a management student who is working at five star hotel as a trainee and Banita Sandhu, who is making her Bollywood debut, plays the role of his classmate who ends up in the ICU after an accident. The film is an unconventional love story and the makers hope to strike a chord with today's generation with its unique and itriguing story.