CityLights is upcoming Bollywood movie releasing this Friday – 30 May, 2014. CityLights is starring National Award Winner Rajkummar Rao and debutant Patralekha in main lead. CityLights is directed by National Award Winner Hansal Mehta.
Rajkummar Rao and Hansal Mehta already worked together in “Shahid”, and both has won the National Award for Shahid under two different categories. Both are expected to repeat the same magic on silver screen with CityLights movie.
Recently, 26-minutes footage of CityLights shown to few members of media at an event attended by Mahesh Bhatt and cast of the movie.
Top BollyTalk about CityLights movie
1. Alia Bhatt was teary-eyed after watching CityLights.
“After watching the film, I was speechless. It was outstanding. We already have a national award winner, Rajkummar Rao in the film. But Patralekha, this is her debut film and she has acted so well which I don’t think I can ever touch upon,” Alia said in a statement
“Hansal Mehta and Rajkummar have already done ‘Shahid’ and have set a standard, so I had this pressure to maintain the standard set by them and that was a huge challenge for me,” Patralekha said.
6. Bhatt has given directorial freedom to Hansal Mehta.
7. Anwita Paul or Patralekha.The main female lead in CityLights movie, Patralekha, is actually Rajkummar Rao’s girlfriend Anwita Paul. Patralekha is the screen name provided to her.
8. CityLights is an Indian adaptation of British film Metro Manila.