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Watch video: Farhan Akhtar, Diana Penty launch 'Lucknow Central' song 'Meer-E-Kaarwan' at Radio Citymid-day online correspondentMumbaiAug 09, 2017, 14:04 IST
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' 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' 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.
'Lucknow Central', produced by Nikkhil Advani and directed by Ranjit Tiwari, is set to hit the theatres on September 15.
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