Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn, who has been doing several comedy films of late, returns to his favourite action thriller genre with "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai` (OUTM) where he plays an underworld don.
Milan Luthria, the film`s director says that the movie is seen through the eyes of a police officer and traces the changing face of the Mumbai underworld.
The film, set primarily in 1970 Mumbai, follows the rise of Sultan (Ajay Devgn), and his eventual fall, when his protege Shoaib (Emraan Hashmi), challenges his supremacy, and usurps power to rule the murky underbelly of Mumbai, Luthria said.
Ajay last played an underworld don in Ram Gopa Varma`s `Company` in 2002.
After the success of its previous release, `LSD – Love Sex aur Dhokha`, Balaji Telefilms` latest project, `Once Upon Time in Mumbaai`, also Kangana Ranaut and Prachi Desai.
`Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai` is all set to release worldwide on July 30.