ALL ABOARD THE MUSICAL ADVENTURE OF THE YEAR…. JAGGA JASOOS! IN CINEMAS NOW!

THE MUSICAL ADVENTURE OF THE YEAR JAGGA JASOOS ARRIVES IN CINEMAS 14TH JULY

Catch a glimpse of Jagga and Shruti’s adventurous escapades by watching the trailer for JAGGA JASOOS here.

The musical comedy starring Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif that will leave you splitting at the sides as we join Jagga in his quest to find his long-lost father – in cinemas on 14th July 2017

When was the last time you embarked on a mystery-solving adventure whilst riding the back of an ostrich? Join the bumbling duo, Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor) and Shruti (Katrina Kaif), as they look to uncover the mysterious disappearance of Jagga’s father, taking them across some of the most unfamiliar terrain.

 

Disney and Pictureshuru Productions are set to release the musical adventure of the year, JAGGA JASOOS, in cinemas worldwide on 14th July 2017.  Directed by Anurag Basu (Barfi!, Life in a… Metro) the film stars two of India’s leading stars Ranbir Kapoor (Barfi!, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) and Katrina Kaif (Rajneeti). Featuring as many as 29 songs, this Broadway style musical will have audiences around the globe laughing, crying and singing along as they join the suited pair to uncover the truth in amongst a safari of exotic creatures, mystery and uncertainty.

The film, which marks the return of the Barfi! team (Anurag Basu – UTV Motion Pictures – Ranbir Kapoor) has already generated considerable buzz with the release of its quirky, colourful musical trailer featuring the infectiousJagga portrayed by Ranbir Kapoor and his endearing, bundling companion Shruti played by Katrina Kaif. Using the magical power of song, dance and humour, we see them travelling across the planet in bright yellow aircrafts, horseback and ostriches – not your everyday modes of transport!

Three times Filmfare awardee Pritam Chakraborty scored the music for the film which marks an encore of yet another association of the successful trio – Anurag, Ranbir, and Pritam. The film also features notable actors Sayani Gupta and Saswata Chatterjee in prominent roles.

 

The story revolves around Jagga, a shy young boy in a quaint little town, with his accident-prone father, Bagchi (Saswata Chatterjee). As he grows up, his father sends him to boarding school – and mysteriously goes missing. Over the years, the only contact Jagga has with his father is a VHS tape that he receives via post every year on his birthday.

 

When Jagga’s father suddenly stops sending his son’s annual birthday tape, Jagga develops an undying curiosity to find the whereabouts of his father. This leads him to Shruti, a journalist who lands up in Jagga’s town trying to expose a high level international case. With Jagga refusing to give up hope on the wellbeing of his father, he asks for Shruti’s help to solve the case.

 

Jagga and Shruti are a hilarious combination embarking on a mission to uncover details about Bagchi’s life which will take them across the world.

The film’s soundtrack has already been lauded by fans and critics alike. It features acclaimed singer Arjit Singh bringing the lyrics of Amitabh Bhattacharya and Neelesh Misra to life, accompanied with music by Pritam, the songs and visuals have further contributed to the buzz surrounding the film.

Filmed widely in South Africa, Thailand and India, Jagga Jasoos promises to offer the complete Disney package – a curious and surreal story yet offering quirky and magical captivity, a complete sensory experience of breath-taking visuals.

Official Synopsis:

The protagonist Jagga (Ranbir Kapoor) is a shy young boy  in a quaint little town, with his accident-prone father, Bagchi (Saswata Chatterjee). As he grows up, his father admits him to a boarding school – and mysteriously goes missing. Over the years, the only contact Jagga has with his father is a VHS tape that he sends via post every year on his birthday.

 

Jagga grows into a curious, clever and sharp person – a quasi-detective, using tricks he had learnt from his father. His curiosity leads him to Shruti (Katrina Kaif), a journalist who lands up in Jagga’s town trying to expose a high level international case. As Jagga gets involved and tries to help Shruti in unraveling this case, he is surprised to discover that Shruti is very similar to his father, as she too is accident-prone! 

 

When Jagga’s father misses sending a birthday tape, he seeks to find him and uncover the mystery surrounding his father. A disbelieving Jagga asks for Shruti’s help to solve his life’s most important case – the search for his dad.

 

Curious yet clueless, Jagga and Shruti embark on a mission to uncover details about Bagchi’s life and find themselves embroiled in adventures which take them across the world!

 

Vital Film Stats:

 

·         Runtime: approximately 2 hours 15 minutes

·         Language: Hindi

·         Subtitles: English

·         Genre: Musical Adventure

·         Produced By: Siddharth Roy Kapur , Ranbir Kapoor , Anurag Basu

·         Directed By: Anurag Basu

·         Music: Pritam

·         Screenplay: Anurag Basu

·         Dialogue: Samrat Chakroborty

·         Editor:  Akiv Ali

·         Art Director: Rajat Poddar

·         Sound Designer: Abhishek Nair & Shijin Melvin Hutton

·         Background Score: Pritam

·         Cinematography: Ravi Varman

Produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur, Anurag Basu and Ranbir Kapoor, and Directed by Anurag Basu, Jagga Jasoos releases worldwide in cinemas on 14th July 2017.

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