Rangoon is an upcoming Bollywood romantic musical film which is being directed by Vishal Bhardwaj and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film features Kangana Ranaut, Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan in lead roles. It is a period film set during world war 2.
The film is scheduled for release on 24 February 2017.
Rangoon is a love triangle between Kangna Ranaut, Saif Ali Khan and Shahid Kapoor. It is set against the backdrop of the Second World War. The filmmaker said that this will one of his most expensive films to date and will also be a musical. Regarding story he also said that, “It is a love story based in the 1940s in the backdrop of World War II. In history very few people know that India was also involved in the war. On the Burma border, the British Indian army was fighting against Subhash Chandra Bose’s Indian National Army, who were then with Japanese army and Indians were killing Indians at the Burma border”.
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“In ‘Rangoon’, I play an action star of the 1940s. And Julia is a woman who is very fierce, very fiery, she’s a great dancer and a great action star,” said Kangana present at the unveiling of the Sephora store on Saturday.
Shahid Kapoor First look
Shahid Kapoor was to play a sardar but the character was changed. Shahid has shared his first look of Rangoon on social media. He will play a soldier in the film.