Director: Mohit Suri
Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh, Shraddha Kapoor, Prachi Desai
In a role that’s quite different from the ones he’s played so far, Malhotra is Guru, a tough-but-quiet guy who falls for a vivacious girl. However, when she is killed, he becomes obsessed with finding out who did it. How he takes revenge forms the rest of the plot.
Did you know? Riteish Deshmukh makes his debut as an antagonist. Also, all the characters in the film have a touch of grey in their roles.
Director: Pawan K Shrivastava
Cast: Abhishek Sharma, Shaad Ahmed,
The first independent film from Bihar, it is pegged on the anguish behind migration. It follows the life of a man who loses his job after the sugar industry in the state shuts down. He moves to New Delhi to earn a living, leaving behind his newly-married wife. However, loneliness and culture shock take its toll on him.
Did you know? This crowd-funded movie is the director’s first. He sourced his capital mostly through social networking sites.
Director: AL Vijay
Cast: Nassar, Saara Arjun, Basha
The film revolves around the relationship between a child and her rooster. With Nassar and Saara Arjun (of Deiva Thirumagal fame) in the lead, the movie also stars the veteran actor’s son, Basha, in a pivotal role.
Did you know? Actress Amala Akkineni loved the animal welfare message in the film and shared her view that it should be eligible for tax exemption.