Examination, many observe, is no longer a true test of one’s ability. Most of the students are no longer serious with their studies because they believe solely in indulging in examination malpractice which to them is a short cut to success. Nowadays, students call examination malpractice as “brain support” which implies it is an act to aid one’s memory in examinations. Most students no longer believe in hard work.
Inspired by true events and facts, the makers of ‘Tumhari Sulu’, ‘Neerja’ and ‘Raid’, set to bring their forthcoming film ‘Cheat India’, starring Emraan Hashmi in the lead, is out to bare the malpractices in India’s education system. The makers have unveil the film’s video teaser on Friday.
Earlier this week, ‘Cheat India’ poster was released, which had Emraan Hashmi’s face stitched together by an assortment of exam admission cards and rupee notes. The intriguing creative led to endless speculations about his character in the film. Now that the teaser is out giving us glimpses of the shades of his character, it has definitely hit our interest.
Hashmi had stated in an interview that the film was a first-of-its-kind for him, besides being topical and relevant for students and parents. Its controversial tagline, ‘Naqal Mein Hi Aqal Hai’, clearly points towards the rampant malpractices in the country’s financially lucrative education sector.
The film debuts the talented Shreya Dhanwanthary and features more than forty theatre actors cast after extensive auditioning. Cheat India is due for a world release on January 25, 2019.