'Lootera' new stills: Is Ranveer Singh playing a con man in the film?
June 10, 2013, 3:24 pm
The new trailer of Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' ads a hint of mystery to the identity of lead protagonist played by Ranveer Singh.
Sonakshi Sinha plays a bengali girl called Pakhi in the film.
Actor Adil Hussain plays an investigating officer in 'Lootera'.
The film reportedly based on O Henry's classic novel 'The Last Leaf'.
TV actor Vikran Messey plays Ranveer Singh's friend in the film.
The film is based in 1950s West Bengal and has been shot in Kolkata and Darjeeling.
This is the first time that Ranveer and SOnakshi have paired up for a film.
The story of 'Lootera' is of an archaeologist called Varun Shrivastav who comes to the village of Manikpur in West Bengal to excavate the temple grounds of the local Zamindar and falls in love with the Zamindar's daughter, Pakhi.
But Varun has a dubious past and he chooses to disappear from Pakhi's life one fine day when love has already blossomed between the two.
Pakhi struggles to move on with her life, determined to forget him and their relationship. Until one day, when he returns under the most extraordinary circumstances.
The film has been co-produced by Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Kashyap and Varun Bahl.