New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar and Diana Penty are all set for Ranjit Tiwari's upcoming Lucknow Central, which is set against the backdrop of a jail and features Farhan as a prisoner, who forms a music band along with other inmates. Not only fans but also Bollywood stars, who were present at a special screening of Lucknow Central, shared their excitement about the film and congratulated the actors on Twitter. Stars have used words like 'thrilling', 'fun', 'emotional' to describe Farhan's film and also appreciated it's music. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who recently featured in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, tweeted and shared his favourite scene from Lucknow Central. He wrote: "Favourite scene is when Farhan Akhtar walks in with the Bachchan film playing and the climax."
- Lucknow Central features Farhan Akhtar in the lead role
- The film has unusual concept, tweeted Kriti Sanon
- The film releases on September 15
The Rock On actor thanked Ayushmann and replied: "As an actor you can surely imagine how exciting favourite scene no 1 was to do. Big hug." Here's what he tweeted:
Actress Kriti Sanon, who received a great response for Bareilly Ki Barfi, co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao, found the film's concept 'unusual'. Here' what she tweeted:
Watched #LucknowCentral !!Love the film for its unusual concept that keeps u entertained with great performances!love love the climax!— Kriti Sanon (@kritisanon) September 11, 2017
Actress Huma Qureshi tweeted:
Director Producer Aanand L Rai also shared his review on Twitter.
Here's what Sophie Choudry tweeted:
Photographer Dabboo Ratnani shared some amazing pictures featuring Farhan Akhtar and wrote: "Captivated! Lucknow Central What a Movie .Take A Bow."
Not only Bollywood stars but also The Flying Sikh - Milkha Singh watched Farhan Akhtar's film. Farhan Akhtar featured as Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which was a blockbuster hit.
Milkha Singh's son, Jeev Milkha Singh was also present at the screening and 'enjoyed' watching the film.
See Farhan Akhtar and Jeev Milkha Singh's exchanged tweets:
We already can't wait to watch Lucknow Central after these tweets.
Lucknow Central - produced by Nikkhil Advani, is inspired by the true story of convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the Lucknow Central Jail, who start a music band.
In an interview with PTI, Farhan said, "When I heard the story, I was amazed by it. The fact that these guys go out and perform, have a proper booking counter now, blew me away. They leave the jail, go out and perform and come back. It is amazing."
The 43-year-old actor says he watched a documentary made on the inmates to understand their life and also watched them play live.
Lucknow Central will hit the screens on September 15.