- Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam play a visually challenged couple
- The film is slated to release on January 25
- Kaabil will also be dubbed in Telugu
Hrithik Roshan released a new poster of his upcoming film Kaabil
on Sunday, which was World Disability Day. Kaabil
, which has just averted a clash with Shah Rukh Khan's film Raees
next month, also stars Yami Gautam. Yami and Hrithik play the roles of a visually challenged couple
in the thriller, which is scheduled to open on January 25, 2017. The poster, released on the actor's social media accounts, features a blindfolded Hrithik. 'Some have eyes but they can't see, some can see but have no eyes,' wrote Hrithik. Team Kaabil
also compiled a special video message for differently-abled people and posted it on Twitter which reads, "Disability is not inability. It is being differently able! Today on #WorldDisabilityDay, let's make everyone KAABIL." The trailer of the film
was released in October.
To avoid a clash at the box office with Shah Rukh Khan and Mahira Khan's Raees
release date was rescheduled a couple of days ago. Earlier, it was slated to release on January 26, Republic Day, but now it will hit theatres a day earlier.Hrithik Roshan's character is named Rohan Bhatnagar
, while Yami Gautam plays Sue Bhatnagar. This is the first time Yami and Hrithik will share screen space in the Sanjay Gupta-directed film.Kaabil
is produced by Rakesh Roshan under his banner FilmKraft Productions and also stars Rohit Roy, Ronit Roy and Girish Kulkarni.
In an interview with news agency IANS, Yami shared her experience of working with Hrithik and said: "He is so inspiring. There is no way that you will come out uninspired when you talk to him or work with him. Now I know what makes him a superstar. He never takes his work for granted at all. He has the zeal to keep outdoing himself, make himself better than before. He is so inspiring. He will make sure that you are absolutely in your character and that what you deliver is the perfect shot. It's not just with me. It's with anyone working with him."Kaabil
is also set to be dubbed in Telugu with the title Balam
. Earlier, Hrithik had shared the Telugu poster of the film.
Hrithik Roshan was last seen in Mohenjo Daro
, Yami Gautam in Junooniyat