The movie is being categorized to be a kind of non-commercial movie for the presence of serious actors but has an interesting story and suspense attached to it. The lead actress of the movie Neha Dhupia is extremely excited for the movie as she got for the first time to work in a movie in which veteran like Naseruddin Shah.
Ranvir Shorey would be back in a lead role with Mithya the film revolves around a character (played by Ranvir) that wants to become a hero and gets trapped into the world of underworld. However, in spite of the serious theme, the film is presented as a laugh riot with a quirky humor to it. Ranvir had acted in variety of films but each of them had him in a supporting role. However, whether it was PYAAR KE SIDE EFFECTS, KHOSLA KA GHOSLA, BHEJA FRY, or AAJA NACHLE, his act in most of these films was appreciated that kept him pretty much in circulation. Things are continuing to look up well for Ranvir since after MITHYA, he would also be seen in a lead role opposite none other than Mallika Sherawat in UGLY AUR
Rajat Kapoor says his new movie is about finding one's identity. He said the film, starring himself, Naseeruddin Shah, Ranvir Shorey, Neha Dhupia and Vinay Pathak, took seven years to come to life.
"I wrote the script in 1999 and since then I have been wanting to make it with Naseer, who also happens to be the first one to read the script. He agreed to do the film but we couldn't find anyone to fund it. As soon as we managed the finance, we started working on the movie."
The multifaceted Kapoor started his career as a director with "Tarana" and earned rave reviews for "Raghu Romeo" and "Mixed Doubles".
He forayed into big-time acting with the blockbuster "Dil Chahta Hai" and was largely appreciated in "Corporate", "Bheja Fry" and "Khoya Khoya
Commenting on the experience of shooting "Mithya", he said: "It was just wonderful. When you are working with friends it is such a pleasure. All of us know each other for years and we all love to improvise. Hence shooting was fun."