Set for release on October 14th, the comedy My Friend Pinto stars Prateik Babbar, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Shruti Seth, Makrand Deshpande, Raj Zutshi & Divya Dutta. Talking about the film. writer and director Raaghav Dar said, “Earlier, films worldwide used to be about simple people. Now we tend to make films on people who are extremely complex and larger-than-life. But life can often be much simpler than that. I just tried to capture that innocence and sweetness of that bygone era in a very contemporary vision.”
In the film Pratiek plays somewhat of an Charlie Chaplain nice, even innocent guy who gets in all sorts of trouble with out even trying type character. Dar says, “In our films, nice guys always finish last. I always wonder why he can’t finish first. The film is about a common man who is sidelined but is still important.”
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Twenty-something Michael Pinto has grown up in a small Goan village, believing everyone in the world to be simple, kind and honest, just like him. His world revolves around a doting mother, a passion for music and the memories of a childhood friend, Sameer, who left Goa for Mumbai many years ago and hasn’t replied to his frequent letters ever since.
Pinto’s talent for music is only matched by his knack for finding trouble in the unlikeliest of places often resulting in the most outlandish and hilarious situations. When Pinto’s idyllic world is shattered by the sudden demise of his mother he decides to head to Mumbai in search of the only friend he knows.
Will Pinto find Sameer or will trouble find him first?
Will Pinto and his crazy antics survive the big bad city or more importantly, will Mumbai survive a phenomenon called Pinto?
Check out some brand new stills of Prateik looking very cute na?