This year’s one of the most anticipated films, Kaalakaandi, is all set to release this Friday on 12th January, 2018. The film which is a dark comedy based on three different stories in Mumbai where fate intertwines and destinies bump into each other is a story about life, death and karma! Directed by Akshat Verma, the film stars Saif Ali Khan along with the eclectic ensemble of Deepak Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Shenaz Treasury, Shivam Patil, Amyra Dastur and Neil Bhoopalam.
First to set the stage ICYMI check out the trailer!
Now we have 5 very cool and interesting facts about the film!
1. Kaalakaandi marks Saif Ali Khan’s 60th Film
The very versatile actor Saif Ali Khan has spent 25 years in Bollywood entertaining his audiences with some of his best films like Dil Chahta Hai, Salaam Namaste, Omkara, Being Cyrus, etc is set to mark his 60th film with Kaalakaandi.
While shooting for the song “Swagpur ka Choudhary” a break beat meets funk rock track with Haryanvi lyrics, the actors found the song difficult to connect with and were not able to bring out the essence of it. That’s when Deepak Dobriyal, who plays a gangster in the film, came to their rescue and explained the meaning and the feel of the song post which the actors could easily slip into the mood.
Neil Bhoopalam will be seen playing the role of an underworld don and a sharp shooter in Kaalakaandi. His look in the film resonates the 80’s sense of style with long side locks, bellbottoms and tight shirts. The actor took Amitabh Bachchan as his character reference. He watched a lot of Amitabh Bachchan movies and tried copying his stance.
4. Saif Ali Khan turns choreographer for ‘Kaala Doriya’
Saif Ali Khan is known for his versatility and portraying different characters and he is one actor who has never shied away from experimentation. The actor turned choreographed for the wedding song ‘Kaala Doreya’ in the film. He has earlier choreographed a few songs which has become cool steps to follow like Dil Chahta Hai’s famous ‘Who Ladki Hai Kahan’.
Nary Singh who is one of the most talked about characters in Kaalakaandi had her fan girl moment. Nari Singh shares screen space with Saif Ali Khan and plays a very pivotal role in his part of the story. Nary was absolutely awestruck and extremely nervous while enacting her scenes with him. When director Akshat Verma highlighted this to Saif, he took the time to help her ease out and make her comfortable.