Superstar Akshay Kumar has teamed up with Rakul Preet Singh, Sargun Mehta and Chandrachur Singh for his upcoming thriller Cuttputlli! The makers launched the trailer along with the release date of the film. The film will be released exclusively on Disney+ Hotstar on 2nd September.
The story revolves around Akshay Kumar who plays Arjan Sethi, a dutiful sub-inspector who takes an oath to keep the people of Kasauli safe. However, fate has other plans as a serial killer strikes the town, leaving behind no trace of evidence, except a body. Produced by Vashu Bhagnani and Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Pooja Entertainment, the film is directed by Ranjit M Tewari.
Akshay Kumar says, “Set once upon a time in Kasauli amidst the backdrop of nature’s beauty, the film unveils incidents of ugly killings. It’s filled with enthralling twists and turns. I play an underdog investigation officer, Arjan Sethi who is on a trail to catch the psychopath killer whose motives are unpredictable and unclear. Here, revenge is an illusion and the last act of the movie is unthinkable and will take you by total surprise – and that’s what makes it unique!! Get ready for the KILL , multiple CHILLS and even more THRILLS ! Director Ranjit has done a brilliant job of narrating this thriller in a unique style …CUT some time from your busy schedule and watch CUTPUTLLI on Disney + Hotstar.”
Director Ranjit M Tewari adds, “Being given an opportunity to collaborate with Akshay sir for the second time was extremely humbling & exciting. I was attracted to Cuttputlli because the work of our police forces always intrigued me. I wanted our audiences to visually experience the mental acumen and perseverance along with the physical handwork that goes into solving a case. The experience of shooting through the second lockdown was made much easier by Vaashu ji, Jackky, Deepshikha and the entire team that lent me their unwavering support and trust. Every team member has worked relentlessly to get into the skin of their characters..”