Inspired by true events and facts and coming from the makers of “Neerja”, “Tumhari Sulu” and “Raid”, the forthcoming “Cheat India” is out to bare the malpractices in India’s education system. The makers unveiled the film’s video teaser on social media.
Actor Emraan Hashmi took to his social media profile and dropped the stunning and shocking teaser. He captioned it, “Students, parents, educationists, politicos, media and countrymen…the teaser of “Cheat India” #CheatIndia #CheatIndiaTeaser #NakalMeinHiAkalHai @tseries @itsbhushankumar @ellipsisentt @emraanhfilms @tanuj_garg @atulkasbekar @parveenshahani @khannasunny”
Its controversial tagline, “Nakal Mein Hi Akal Hai”, clearly points towards the rampant malpractices in the country’s financially lucrative education sector and Emraan Hashmi bring it surface as Rakesh Singh, who unlike God, takes cash not wishes.
Hashmi had stated in an interview that the film was a first-of-its-kind for him, besides being topical and relevant for students and parents.
The film debuts the talented Shreya Dhanwanthary and features more than forty theatre actors cast after extensive auditioning.
Produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, Tanuj Garg and Atul Kasbekar’s Ellipsis Entertainment, and Emraan Hashmi Films, “Cheat India” is due for a world release on January 25, 2019.