'Cheat India' trailer: Emraan Hashmi turns fraudster who helps students crack exams

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 12, 2018, 01.14 PM(IST)

Emraan Hashmi in a still from 'Why Cheat India'. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

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Emraan Hashmi is all set to help students cheat in national-level entrance exams in new film 'Cheat India'.

Emraan Hashmi is all set to help students cheat in national-level entrance exams in new film 'Cheat India'. The film attempts to bare the malpractices in India's education system and presents Hashmi in a completely new avatar. 

Hashmi plays the middleman who fraudulently helps lakhs of students get the coveted degree by taking money from them and making someone else appear for the exams. Based on true incidents, 'Cheat India' has been co-produced by T-Series and Atul Kasbekar and Tanuj Garg's Ellipsis Entertainment. 



Earlier, in a statement, Hashmi said, “The script and title of Cheat India are supremely powerful. This is among the most engaging and riveting stories I've read in a while and I am thrilled to be essaying what I believe will be a landmark role in my filmography.”

The film will be releasing in theatres on 25th January 2019.