Ranjit Tiwari will mark his debut as a director with Lucknow Central. He has previously assisted Nikhil Advani in films such as - D-Day (2013), Hero (2015), Katti Batti, Guddu Engineer and a television show titled P.O.W.- Bandi Yuddh Ke.
Farhan Akhtar was last seen in Rock On 2 co-starring Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Shashank Arora and Prachi Desai. The film, directed by Shujaat Saudagar, was a sequel to the 2008 movie Rock On!!. It was co-produced by Ritesh Sidhwani and the Dil Dhadakne Do actor.
Diana Penty made her Bollywood debut in 2012 with Homi Adajania's film Cocktail co-starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. She was last seen in Happy Bhag Jayegi, directed by Mudassar Aziz. The film also featured Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill, Ali Fazal and Momal Sheikh in lead roles.
Lucknow Central is currently under production.
(With IANS inputs)