New Delhi: Within three hours of its release, the much-awaited trailer of 'Rustom' is the second highest trending topic on Twitter, with more than 20,000 views on Youtube.
At around 9 am this morning, the official Twitter handle of the upcoming movie posted the link of the trailer and wrote alongside, "3 shots changed his life. 3 shots that shocked the nation. The most awaited #RustomTrailer."
Akshay Kumar, who plays Commander Rustom Pavri, also posted the link on his Twitter handle and wrote, "Patriot? Traitor? Murderer? Run up to the judgement day begins. #RustomTrailer."
Ileana D'Cruz , the female lead of the movie, too wrote, "3 shots that shocked the nation. The most awaited #RustomTrailer is here."
The three-minute promising trailer, with a backdrop of 1959 Mumbai , puts forward the basic points that the film will cover.
The movie is inspired by the sensational Nanavati case, wherein a naval officer was tried in court for killing his wife's lover.
The film, which carries the tag line '3 shots that shocked the nation,' explores several other angles that were not part of the original case.
Directed by debutant Tinu Suresh Desai, 'Rustom' will release in theatres on August 12.