The makers of India's Most Wanted held a special screening of Arjun Kapoor-starrer at a popular studio in Andheri, Mumbai, and it was attended by who's who of Bollywood. The actor was spotted at his casual best when clicked by the paparazzi in the city. All pictures/Yogen Shah
Arjun Kapoor said India's Most Wanted is a film he is proud to be a part of as he believes artistes must go beyond mere entertainment and tell stories that matter to the people. India's Most Wanted is directed by Raj Kumar Gupta and is an espionage thriller. the film focuses on the unsung heroes of the country.
On the audience's response to the film's trailer, Arjun Kapoor said here: "We are getting really nice response for the trailer. I think the nice part is that it's a very relevant film in today's times. It's about people of new India who raise their questions and seek answers for them."
In picture: Taapsee Pannu also attended the special screening of the film.
Talking about the film's relevance, Arjun Kapoor also said in a media interaction: "Terrorism has become a worldwide phenomenon and it has gone beyond India and Asia. It is something that has unfortunately spread so fast and this is one such story of those people that wake up every morning to protect our country."
"We always talk about heroes of our country but there are so many unsung heroes out there whose stories haven't been told or they haven't shared it with someone else. So, I was really happy when this opportunity came my way. I feel that as artistes, we have to do something for people of our country rather than just be entertainers. So, it's a film that I am very proud of to be part of," the actor concluded.
In picture: Abhishek Bachchan was also clicked at the special screening of India's Most Wanted.
The Censor Board has given Raj Kumar Gupta's India's Most Wanted a U/A certificate after directing omission of scenes, which make a reference to the holy scriptures - Bhagavad Gita and the Quran.
The Arjun Kapoor-starrer had created a stir with a scene depicting a terrorist citing the Gita. In a leaked teaser doing the rounds online, Kapoor's character is seen quoting the Quran. The CBFC wanted the scenes removed as they were considered sensitive in nature.
In picture: Shabir Ahluwalia at the special screening of the film.
India's Most Wanted is based on true events and is about five men who saved the lives of billions of people by hunting down a terrorist, which the makers have named 'India's Osama'. The film is being helmed by Rajkumar Gupta and produced by Rajkumar Gupta, Myra Karn, and Fox Star Studios. It is slated to hit the screens on May 24.
Arjun Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu, Abhishek Bachchan and Shabir Ahluwalia attended the special screening of India's Most Wanted in Andheri, Mumbai. See pictures