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After 28 years, Gulzar’s unreleased Movie “Libaas” is all set to hit the Big Screen

Libaas features various veteran actors such as Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi

Gulzar's unreleased movie "Libaas" is all set to hit the theater. Wikimedia
  • Gulzar’s unreleased movie “Libaas” is all set to hit the theatre
  • The move is releasing after 28 years
  • It is released by Zee Classic’s brand proposition “Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana”

Mumbai, August 22, 2017: In a surprise for Gulzar’s fan on his 83rd birthday, his unreleased film “Libaas” is all set to hit the theatres this year.

Libaas was made in 1988. Due to some reasons, it has been not released till date. But now, its unreleased status is about to change.

On the maestro’s birthday on August 18- ‘Woh Zamaana Kare Deewana’, the brand proposition of Zee Classic, has announced the theatrical release of the movie “Libaas” by the end of this year, mentioned PTI report.

No one is unaware of Gulzar’s contribution to Hindi cinema. He is one of the prominent and prolific names in Hindi cinema. He had directed many classics such as “Prichay”, “Angoor”, “Maachis”etc., Later, he stopped directing movies and focused completely on being a lyricist. He has won the Oscar for “Jai Ho” from “Slumdog Millionaire”. He is still a very active lyricist.

A still from Libaas. Youtube

Libaas features various veteran actors such as Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi. It also features Annu Kapoor, Raj Babbar, Sushma Seth, Utpal Dutt and Savita Bajaj. The music has been composed by one of Gulzar’s most frequent collaborators, RD Burman.

“Libaas” was screened at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa after a gap of 22 years on November 22, 2014. Earlier, it was also screened at the International Film Festival at Banglore in January 1992.

The plot of the movie is based on Gulzar’s own short story ‘Seema’ from his evergreen ‘Raavi Paar’ collection. The movie basically revolves around a theatre director Sudhir(played by Naseeruddin ShahShah) and his actor wife Seema(portrayed by Shabana Azmi). The movie revolves around the fact that wherein the world of showbiz life appears to be picture perfect, the appearances behind the scene are often deceptive.

“Libaas” was produced by Late. Vikas Mohan. His sons Amul Vikas Mohan and Anshul Vikas Mohan will make their father’s life -long dream come true by releasing “Libaas” by the end of this year.

Zee Studios will be distributing the film in India. The release date is yet to be announced.

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Top 10 Hollywood Movies’ Trailers To Watch Out In 2018

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Ready Player One - A virtual reality based movie, set to be released in March. Wikimedia Common.
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Every New Year brings various opportunities to explore and that also includes a chance to have a look at the new set of movies. If you are a movie enthusiast, you must have an idea about it. There is no better and easier way of entertainment than watching a movie and that too an Hollywood one.

Hollywood movies are a great source of sensible entertainment. English movies are a great fun to watch and comes in a variety of genres. The year 2018 will see more amazing movies releasing on the screen and here we have compiled a list of 10 Hollywood movies’ trailers you should watch out for in 2018 :

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Avengers series is a treat for any Marvel fan. In this movie, the exceptional avengers are uniting to battle their most powerful enemy yet, the evil Thanos. The movie is much anticipated and is set to release on 25th April. Check the trailer out :

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It is yet again another treat for Marvel fans, who are anticipating this movie more than ever after the huge success of its predecessor, Deadpool in 2016. The anti-hero comedy will be releasing on 31st May this year, and is expected to set the screen on fire. Check the trailer out :

  • Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom

This upcoming American science fiction adventure film, directed by J. A. Bayona, is the fifth installment of the Jurassic Park film series and is getting fans really excited. The film will hit the screens on 22 June. Check this Hollywood movie’s trailer here:

  • X- Men : Dark Phoenix
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  • Maze Runner : The Death Cure

Third in the series, this is another one of the upcoming Hollywood movies of 2018. Based on the book series of a same name,’ Maze Runner’ is an audience’s favourite. It will hit the screens on 26th January. Check its trailer out :

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Another one of the most anticipated hollywood movie of 2018 is Tom Raider. Alicia Vikander as the legendary character, Lara Croft, in this movie, will embark on a journey with the hope to solve the mystery of her father’s disappearance on an island from where return may or may not be possible. The mystery will unravel on screen on 15th March.

  • Black Panther

Another treat for Marvel fans comes in the form of Black Panther. The upcoming American superhero movie is intended to be the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film is directed by Ryan Coogler, and will release in the month of February.

  • Isle Of Dogs

After all the action movies, Isle of Dogs is an upcoming American stop-motion animated adventure film, which will make you smile. This movie will also open the Berlin’s Film Festival. It will release on 23rd March.

  • Red Sparrow

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  • Ready Player One

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