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Nikhil Advani: D-Day is not an underworld saga

Indo-Asian News Service   | July 01, 2013 19:22 IST (Mumbai)
Aakash Dahiya

Nikhil Advani says the story of D-Day stemmed from a conversation that he had with his driver.

D-Day director Nikhil Advani asserts that his film is not a regular underworld or bhaigiri film, but a serious espionage thriller based on the country's intelligence agency RAW and its operations.

D-Day director Nikhil Advani asserts that his film is not a regular underworld or bhaigiri film, but a serious espionage thriller based on the country's intelligence agency RAW and its operations.

Actors Arjun Rampal, Irrfan and Huma Qureshi are playing RAW agents in the film.

"There is no connection to the underworld. It is about terrorism, it is about bringing back India's most wanted man. It is an espionage thriller. All three of them and Aakash Dahiya, they are spies, they are RAW agents," said the director at the music launch of the film.

"There is no bhaigiri in the film. It is about India, it is about four patriots," he added.

The film is slated for a July 19 release and it stars Rishi Kapoor in the role of an antagonist. Shruti Haasan too features in it.

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