Watch video: Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty launch 'Lucknow Central' song 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' at Radio City

Aug 09, 2017, 14:04 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Bollywood actors Farhan Akhtar and Diana Penty, along with director Ranjit Tiwari, launched the new song 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' from their upcoming Bollywood film 'Lucknow Central' at Radio City studio in Mumbai

Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty launch 'Lucknow Central' song 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' on Radio City 91.1 FM
Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty, RJ Archana, director Ranjit Tiwari and RJ Salil at Radio City 91.1 FM studio in Mumbai

Bollywood actors Farhan Akhtar and Diana Penty, along with director Ranjit Tiwari, launched the new song 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' from their upcoming Bollywood film 'Lucknow Central' at Radio City studio in Mumbai.

Watch 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' song video

 

'Meer-E-Kaarwan' is sung by Amit Mishra and Neeti Mohan, written by Adheesh Verma and composed by Rochak Kohli and is touted to be a heartwarming number that would grow on to the listener.

Watch 'Lucknow Central' team's exclusive Facebook Live video with Radio City

The first song from 'Lucknow Central' titled 'Kaavaan Kaavaan' was released on August 3. The makers recreated the popular shaadi song, 'Kawa Kawa' from 'Monsoon Wedding' (2001) for the film. While Sukhwinder Singh had crooned the original, the new track is composed by Arjuna Harjaie with lyrics by Kumaar and vocals by Divya Kumar.

'Lucknow Central' song 'Kaavaan Kaavaan' out: Watch Farhan Akhtar perform with his band in jail
'Lucknow Central' trailer: Farhan Akhtar wants to create a band in jail, but there's a twist!

'Lucknow Central' showcases Farhan Akhtar aka Kishen Mohan Girhotra as an aspiring Bhojpuri singer, who gets caught up in a tragedy that changes his life forever.

The film is set against the backdrop of a jail that thrives on ambition, passion, friendship, and determination.

'Lucknow Central' trailer: Farhan Akhtar wants to create a band in jail, but there's a twist!
'Lucknow Central' trailer: Farhan Akhtar wants to create a band in jail, but there's a twist!

'Lucknow Central' shows the journey of a man in jail and how he plans to escape with a few convicts following a band performance in prison.

The film revolves around the story of a man named Kishen from a small town, who aspires to form his own band and become a renowned singer. However, he is taken to the Lucknow Central jail by actor Ronit Roy, who is essaying a negative role of a police officer.

Kishen is later charged with murder and sentenced to life imprisonment.

Serving his sentence, he befriends a few jail inmates and also begins plotting a prison break. His plan takes shape when he gets an opportunity to form a band with fellow inmates essayed by actors Deepak Dobriyal, Rajesh Sharma, Inaam ul Haq and Rajesh Sharma.

Actress Diana Penty's character lends a helping hand to Farhan Akhtar and his band.

'Lucknow Central', produced by Nikkhil Advani and directed by Ranjit Tiwari, is set to hit the theatres on September 15.

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