The movie will hit the cinemas on 25th January, 2019.
Emraan Hashmi starrer “Cheat India” is all set to be released worldwide on January 25, 2019. The Emraan Hashmi Films will share the banner with Ellipsis Entertainment and T-Series. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh Tweeted about the same and wrote, “#CheatIndia to release on 25 Jan 2019… Inspired by incidents in the education system… Directed by Soumik Sen… Produced by TSeries, Emraan Hashmi Films and Ellipsis Entertainment… #RepublicDayWeekend”.
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) February 16, 2018
Helmed by Soumik Sen of “Gulaab Gang” fame, the Murder actor’s movie will deal with the harrowing effect of crimes in the Indian education system. This edge-of-the-seat thriller will showcase the parallel ecosystem that is created by this mafia education system.
T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar,Emraan Hashmi Films & Ellipsis Entertainment's drama, "CHEAT INDIA", to release worldwide on January 25,2019.
Featuring : Emraan Hashmi,directed by Soumik Sen,produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Parveen Hashmi, Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar.
— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) February 16, 2018
Sharing his excitement on Instagram, he wrote, “My production company is delighted to partner with #TSeries (Bhushan Kumar) and #EllipsisEntertainment (Tanuj Garg, Atul Kasbekar) on one of the most engaging and riveting scripts I’ve read in a long, long time. Our production is called #CheatIndia and it will be directed by Soumik Sen. The edge-of-the-seat drama will take a startling look at the crimes in the Indian education system which has created a parallel ecosystem infested with a mafia of sorts. I am sure that every student and youth will hugely relate to the subject. In an era marked by the success of content alone, I’m excited to be essaying a character which I believe will be a landmark one in my filmography. Thank you for all your love and mark February 2019 on your calendar!”
As soon as the dates were announced, Twitteratis took to task to address the seemingly innocent coincidence of release date clash with Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30.
— Box Office Stats (@boxoffice_stats) February 16, 2018
In conversation with a leading daily, the actor 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.I am also looking forward to working with some formidable partners – Soumik, an amazing storyteller, Ellipsis, the new kids with a pulse on clutter-breaking content and marketing, and T-Series, with whom I share an old association on music and films.”
Emraan was seen last in 2017 in Milan Lutharia’s “Baadshaho”, next to Ileana D’Cruz and Ajay Devgn. This is his touted to be his first movie after an year long break that proceeded the release of Raaz Reboot that did not fair well in the box-office.