After launching the teaser poster and first song ‘Paintra’ of Anurag Kashyap’s forthcoming film, Mukkabaaz, the makers of 2018’s first entertainer featuring Jimmy Shergill, Ravi Kissan, Vineet Kumar Singh and Zoya Hussain’s first poster is out today.

Celebrated filmmakers Aanand L Rai and Anurag Kashyap have collaborated for the first time ever with their forthcoming sports drama, Mukkabaaz, presented by Eros International, Colour Yellow Productions and Phantom Films.

 

Mukkabaaz Poster
Mukkabaaz Poster

The idea of Mukkabaaz came from actor Vineet Kumar Singh, who started writing the stories he had seen of unsuccessful sportsperson’s in the country beacuse of the fault of the system. He had written the script over three years ago and was seeking a financer for it.Eventually, Kashyap got to know about it and come on board as director. The film set in Bareily district of Uttar Pradesh and is inspired by a true story.

Mukkabaaz song Paintra still
Mukkabaaz song Paintra still

Creating a huge buzz ahead of its release, the sports drama was screened in the Special Presentations’ section at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Mumbai Film Festival. With artists like Nucleya aboard, the hype around the film has only grown.

Presented by Eros International and Aanand L Rai and produced by Colour yellow in association with Phantom Films, Mukkabaaz directed by Anurag Kashyap stars Vineet Kumar Singh, Zoya Hussain, Jimmy Shergill and Ravi Kissan is scheduled to release on 12th January 2018.