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Coming in April: Kalank, RAW, Modi

By Rediff Movies
March 28, 2019 10:11 IST
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Hardcore action, romance and politics, April has a lot to offer!

The first three months of 2019 have been good for Bollywood.

April has some interesting films in store, IPL, elections and examinations notwithstanding.

Here's a look.


RAW (Romeo Akbar Walter)

Director: Robbie Grewal
Cast: John Abraham, Mouni Roy, Jackie Shroff, Sikander Kher, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi
Release Date: April 5

What it's about: Romeo Akbar Walter is an espionage action thriller about a R&AW agent.


PM Narendra Modi

Director: Omung Kumar
Cast: Vivek Oberoi, Barkha Bisht, Boman Irani, Zarina Wahab, Rajendra Gupta, Prashant Narayanan, Manoj Joshi
Release Date: April 5

What it's about: Omung Kumar's biopic is based on the pradhan sevak's life. It will showcase Narendra Damodardas Modi's political rise and the trials and tribulations he faced on his way to the top.


No Fathers in Kashmir

Director: Ashvin KumarCast: Zara Webb, Shivam Raina, Ashvin Kumar, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Anshuman Jha, Soni Razdan and Natasha Mago
Release Date: April 5

What it's about: Two 16 year olds find love amidst the harsh realities of life.

The makers of No Fathers in Kashmir were at loggerheads with the Central Board of Film Certification for eight months. Eventually, the film was passed with a U/A certificate along with a few cuts and a disclaimer.


The Tashkent Files

Director: Vivek Agnihotri
Cast: Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Pankaj Tripathi, Shweta Basu Prasad
Release Date: April 12

What it's about: A thriller about then prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri's death in Tashkent in January 1966.


Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyun Aaata Hai

Director: Soumitra Ranade
Cast: Manav Kaul, Nandita Das, Saurabh Shukla
Release Date: April 12

What is about: A remake of Saeed Akhtar Mirza's cult classic, which starred Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi and Smita Patil.

The film is about a common man who is angry not just with society and politics, but with himself for feeling helpless.



Director: Abhishek Varman
Cast: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Sanjay Dutt
Release Date: April 17

What it's about: Co-produced by Karan Johar, Kalank is a love saga set in the 1940s.

One of the biggest releases of this year, it also features Kunal Kemmu and Kiara Advani in special appearances. This is the last script KJo's late father Yash Johar worked on and the project is understandably close to Johar's heart.

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