Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, whose last – ‘Udaan’ – won accolades at many film festivals and garnered heavy praise from critics, seems to have struck gold again. With his ‘Lootera’ just round the corner, the director has all reasons to be happy – even before the release of his period drama.
A special screening of the film was held recently, and the same left the who’s who of the Hindi film industry applauding loud and hard. Both Ranveer Singh and Sonakshi Sinha have received their shares of pats on the backs and director Motwane has been hailed for making ‘Lootera’.
Here’s what some of B-Town had to say about ‘Lootera’:
Karan Johar: “Saw the superbly crafted and performed #LOOTERA...@sonakshisinha is a revelation!!! All accolades for vikram...team Phantom and team Balaji!(sic)”
Anurag Kashyap: “Such incredible response for Lootera. A filmmaker amongst us directors. #vikramadityamotwanee (sic)”
Konkona Sen Sharma: “‘Udaan’ director Vikramaditya comes back with a glorious second film #Lootera. Can`t wait to see what he`ll make next. Ranveer exceptional! (sic)”
Aditi Rao Hydari: “#Lootera... swooning- @RanveerOfficial @Ishikamohan @sonakshisinha- Vikramaditya motwane is epic! And so is the Dop!(sic)”
Shruti Seth: “Just watched ‘Lootera’. Such a poignant story of love & longing. Superlative jobs by everyone, but the director deserves the loudest applause. (sic)”
Milap Zaveri: “`Lootera` is an EPIC masterpiece. BEAUTIFUL! Ranveer n Sonakshi give the GREATEST performances of 2013! Vikramaditya n Ekta take a bow!(sic)”
The film, produced under Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Productions’ banner, hits the theatres July 5.