Bollywood multi talented star Farhan Akhtar is working very hard for his upcoming film Lucknow Central. He is playing a character of a ambitious Bhojpuri singer and also a ardent fan of Manoj Tiwari. To get inside his character and also to know the cinema better Farhan Akhtar watch 20 Bhojpuri films in total.
To learn about his character more Farhan is watching the films of Bhojpuri superstars Manoj Tiwari and Ravi Kishen. Films like Baanke Bihari Vidhayak (2007), Dhamal Kayla Raja (2011), Hamar Devdas (2012) and Sasura Bada Paisa wala(2004) are the films that Farhan is watching.
Bhojpuri stars Ravi Kishen and Manoj Tiwari are in special appearances in the film. The team of Lucknow Central complete their jail sequence in Mumbai and now they are shooting in Lucknow. The film is produced by Nikhil Advani and directed by Ranjit Tiwari.
According to the closed sources Farhan likes to get in depth in character and to catch the flavour and script of the film he watched Bhojpuri films.