Mumbai, Jan 11 : Bollywood glitterati descended at the premiere of 'My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves', a day before its release.
Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor, who was present at the premier, said, "This picture is a full of masala. Everyone says that their film is different from that of others. But the promos of the film suggest that it is really different from other movies."
The film directed by E Niwas, who won awards for his movie 'Shool' in 1999, stars Amrita Rao and debut actor Nikhil Dwivedi.
'My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves' introduces Nikhil on the silver screen in the lead role of Anthony Gonsalves. He plays the title character who dreams of hitting it big one day.
Niwas praised the debutant actor for his performance.
"They've done a fantastic job. As for the rest of them Mithun, Amrita, I don't think there is any need to say much on them, they are already proved actors. But Nikhil yes, the first film, he's done a fantastic job, " he said.
The film revolves around this bartender (Nikhil) who dreams of becoming an actor someday but ends up meeting a don played by Pavan Malhotra.
Unknown to him, the three brothers who own the bar are conducting illegal activities. Unfortunately one day, Anthony is witness to a brutal crime and is forced to fight for his life.
Along the way, he meets and falls in love with Amrita Arora's character, but will he survive long enough to make an honest woman out of her remains the film's mystery.
"When I saw "Love Ke Liya Kuch Bhi Karega" and "Shool" I always wanted to work with Niwas and it has been one of the most comfortable experience working with him. Niwas is very clear and very aware of what he wants to draw from his actors and what kind of performances he wants to draw from them. So, it was amazing working with him and he's going to go a long way," she said.
Along with the lead pair, the cast includes Anupam Kher, D Santosh, Hrishita Bhatt, Lilette Dubey, Mithun Chakraborty, Mukesh Tiwari, Pawan Malhotra, and Saurabh Shukla.
In an attempt to do everything right for his film, the director brings on board music wonders like Pritam and Himesh Reshammiya. He even ropes in new composer, Sachin-Jiggar for one tracks. (ANI)
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