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Three different genre films to hit screens

MUMBAI: Three distinctly different films, one depicting a compulsive liar, the other a snake woman‘s vengeance and the third a biopic on a slain factionist-turned political leader, will compete to shine on the silver screen in the form of Jhootha Hi Sahi, Hisss and Rakta Charitra respectively this Friday.


While Jhootha Hi Sahi stars John Abraham in the lead, Hisss has Mallika Sherawat enacting some bold scenes and Rakta Charitra that is said to show Vivek Oberoi‘s intense acting skills.


Made under the Saregama banner, Jhootha Hi Sahi has been directed by Abbas Tyrewala and stars his wife Pakhi in the female lead. The film is about a suicidal woman whose final call mistakenly connects her to a man who gives her something to live for. The film marks the big screen debut of VJ Raghu.


Hisss, directed by Hollywood filmmaker Jennifer Lynch, has been produced by Split Image Pictures and presented by Venus Records & Tapes. The film amalgamates the talents of Bollywood actors and top technicians of the west.



The film revolves around the vengeance of a snake woman, the mate of which is captured from the jungles of India. She transforms into a woman and ventures into the city in desperate search for her lover. What follows next is venom and deaths.


The film also stars Irrfan Khan, Divya Dutta and American actor Jeff Doucette in pivotal roles.


Rakta Charitra is a two-part trilingual made in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil by Ram Gopal Varma. Based on the life of Andhra Pradesh leader Paritala Ravi,the film features Tamil superstar Surya and Shatrughan Sinha in important roles.


To sum up, a battle between sex, violence and politics is all set to play out at the box office on 22 October.
 

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