Ghoomketu, the Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Anurag Kashyap starrer comedy-drama, is getting released on ZEE5. Nawazuddin, the Ghoomketu, is an extraordinary story of not-so-ordinary storyteller premieres on EID 2020 weekend, 22nd May.
Ghoomketu had started in 2014 under Phantom Films banner. It is an unconventional film about a novice writer depicted by Nawazuddin, who is trying hard to make it to the heights of the film industry in Mumbai. On the other hand, Anurag Kashyap is portraying a cop. Pushpendra Nath Mishra is the director of the film and Phantom Films, and Sony Pictures Networks are the producers.
The film also features Ila Arun, Raghubir Yadav, Swanand Kirkire, and Ragini Khanna in key roles along with appearances by Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Sonakshi Sinha, Chitrangada Singh, Lauren Gottlieb, and filmmaker Nikkhil Advani.
In a statement, Nawazuddin said that “Ghoomketu is a quirky, never-seen-before character, and I thoroughly enjoyed playing him. Anurag, who is generally behind the camera, will be seen sharing screen space with us, and it was a great experience to work with him as an actor. Ghoomketu has a phenomenal storyline that will definitely entertain the audience. During this time of the lockdown, I am glad that a funny film that the entire family can watch is being streamed on ZEE5.”
Anurag Kashyap also presented his views on the film. He says that every movie has lots of hard work involved. He saw the commitment put in by the director and decided to do something that he doesn’t often do, act in a film. However, he believes that the film is funny and would be a success.
Describing the film, director Pushpendra Mishra said, “Wherever we go, we are never far away from our roots. Ghoomketu, as the name suggests, is a story of the ‘journey to the beginning.” He also says that Ghoomketu was a dream project for him and was excited to work with a stellar cast and present the story in a non-stereotypical way.
Ghoomketu will start streaming on ZEE5 from 22nd May onwards.