- "Kaalakaandi is a film I'm so happy to be a part of," said Saif
- Kaalakaandi marks Akshat Verma's debut as a director
- The film also stars Deepak Dobriyal, Kunal Roy Kapoor and Neil Bhoopalam
"Kaalakaandi is a film I'm so happy to be a part of. It's a cross section of Mumbai with underworld goons, doomed bankers and idealistic lovers all mixed together in this karmic tale about love, crime and living a lifetime in one night," IANS quoted Saif Ali Khan as saying.
"Akshat has written and directed this unique movie and he is probably the only voice who tells it exactly like it actually is. Mumbai is a crazy, beautiful city and he has captured it perfectly in this very fun and very moving film," he added.
Saif Ali Khan last featured in Vishal Bhardwaj's Rangoon along with Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut.
After Kaalakaandi, Saif Ali Khan will be seen in Raja Krishna Menon's Chef. The film, which is a remake of 2014 Hollywood movie of the same name, is slated to release on October 6.
Saif Ali Khan will also feature in Gauravv K Chawla's Baazaar. The film has been produced by Nikkhil Adavni and is loosely based on Michael Douglas' Wall Street or Leonardo Di Caprio's The Wolf of Wall Street. Baazaar also stars Chitrangada Singh and late actor Vinod Mehra's son Rohan. The film will release in December this year.
(With IANS inputs)