Shanghai is an political thriller based on the life of Politicians and their greed. Directed by Dibakar Banerjee Shanghai is his most commercial film till date. Produced by PVR Pictures, the movie is the official Hindi adaptation of Greek novelist Vassilis Vassilikos' political thriller Z, about the real-life assassination of a dynamic politician. The movie has been adapted by Bannerjee and his team to the Indian context.
Even though the film is touted to be a political-social thriller and promises to expose big money politics and 'revenge' of the common man, it has no intentions of throwing any names.
film does not target any individuals or situations
instead tells an entertaining tale where politics
and revenge are used as ingredients instead of
coming across as any message.
There are quite a few fiery episodes and dialogues up for offer in Shanghai but the audience may be left to make their own interpretations of the situations, there won't be any direct references to any political party, scam or scandals.
Abhay Deol will be seen in a completely different look and characterization, playing a 40 year old in the movie. Kalki will be seen opposite Emraan Hashmi. Kalki, plays a small town girl in the movie, who gets involved into the local politics. A woman with a past who is trying to come to terms with her life in this small town where she is not supposed to be. Shanghai cast also includes Farooq Sheikh in a negative role and Bengali movies star Prasenjit.
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