'Mumbai Saga' teaser: It's John Abraham vs Emraan Hashmi in this Sanjay Gupta actioner

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Feb 24, 2021, 08:00 PM(IST)

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After sharing the first poster of the film, the makers of 'Mumbai Saga' on Wednesday shared the teaser of the film

After sharing the first poster of the film, the makers of 'Mumbai Saga' on Wednesday shared the teaser of the film. Featuring John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi, the film talks about the huge presence of the underworld in Mumbai during the 1980s and 1990s. 

John shared the teaser, which features lost of hight octane actions stunts, on his Instagram account. 

He captioned the post, "Mumbai Saga | Teaser. When Bombay wasn`t Mumbai, And violence ruled the streets! Get ready to witness the Saga of the Year. #MumbaiSaga, in Cinemas on 19th March."

The nearly one-minute-long teaser gives a glimpse of the fictitious events that led to the transformation of Bombay into Mumbai. 

The teaser opens with the text `When Bombay was not yet Mumbai` and `When violence ruled the streets` suggesting that the film is set during the 1980s and 1990s when the underworld had a huge presence in the city.In the teaser, viewers are introduced to the characters of John and Emraan. 

John plays Amartya Rao who `rose from the streets` and now wants to `rule` the city. He is opposed by Emraan`s cop character who rose from the `ghettos` of the city and is on a mission to make the city of Bombay violence-free.The teaser offers glimpses of actors Mahesh Manjrekar, Suniel Shetty, and Gulshan Grover`s characters in the movie. It also gives major Sanjay Gupta vibes like his earlier films namely `Shootout at Lokhandwala` and `Shootout at Wadala`.

The teaser, with a powerful background score and engaging story, with actors soaked in sweat, blood, and tears, promises to end the movie buffs` long wait to watch an action entertainer on the big screen. 

Set in the 1980s and 1990s, `Mumbai Saga` also stars Kajal Agarwal, Jackie Shroff, Prateik Babbar, Rohit Roy, and Amole Gupte. 

The film is being helmed by Sanjay Gupta, who has previously directed films like `Kaabil`, `Shootout at Wadala` and `Kaante`.

Earlier scheduled to hit theatres on June 19, 2020, `Mumbai Saga` has been produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Anuradha Gupta, and Sangeeta Ahir. 

The highly-anticipated gangster drama is now set to hit the big screens on March 19 this year. 

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