Actor Emraan Hashmi will be co-producing an “edge-of-the-seat drama” titled Cheat India and he says it will be a “landmark” role in his career.
“The script and title of Cheat India are supremely powerful. This is among the most engaging and riveting stories I’ve read in a while and I am thrilled to be essaying what I believe will be a landmark role in my filmography. I am also looking forward to working with some formidable partners — Soumik, an amazing storyteller,” he said.
Emraan Hashmi Films is delighted to partner with T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment on #CheatIndia, a compelling, edge-of-the-seat drama inspired by real incidents in the Indian education system. To be directed by Soumik Sen and slated for a February 2019 worldwide release. pic.twitter.com/hpkZkKXYhf
— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) January 16, 2018
“Emraan Hashmi Films is delighted to partner with T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment on Cheat India, a compelling, edge-of-the-seat drama inspired by real incidents in the Indian education system,” Hashmi said.
Kumar added that Cheat India will reflect the new-age appetite for compelling content rooted in realism.
“The story of Cheat India will entertain and uplift, and we’re delighted to be bringing it to life,” Garg and Kasbekar jointly said.
The film, starring Hashmi, will be directed by Soumik Sen and is slated for a February 2019 worldwide release.