shahid-kapoor in a still from rangoon

Rangoon is set to release on February 24 next year in 2017

Award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj’s upcoming period drama Rangoon is set to release on February 24 next year. The film, which stars Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan, is set in the 1940s amid the turmoil of India’s independence struggle and will feature some historic references.

“I am very happy with what we have achieved during the shooting of Rangoon. This film is closest to my heart and I want to make sure this is seen as my best work,” Bhardwaj said. “Given that it’s Shahid’s birthday on 25th February, there is no better way to celebrate.”

Bhardwaj, previously directed Shahid in Haider,said that Rangoon was “even more” special, as it has been ten years since Omkara .

IANS