Shanghai is an upcoming Hindi political thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee, starring Emraan Hashmi, Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee and Amin Raj and based on the novel 'Z' by Vassilis Vassilikos. The film is slated to release on 8 June 2012.
In a bustling Indian city gearing up for the latest celebrated political elections, 4 individuals find themselves tied up into a gruesome game of crime and politics. A young activist encounters a shocking and disturbing road accident which leaves a prominent political figure in critical condition. A lone girl on the street believes it to be a murder. A porn film maker claims to have documented proof that will bring the government down. A high ranking bureaucrat is brought in by the government for damage control. As days go by, the individuals discover a hidden secret in the governments sector: a vision of a new metropolis,a pipe dream, a dream called "Shanghai".
The album is composed by Vishal-Shekhar. It received positive responses. Musicperk.com rated it 8/10 quoting "That makes a Hat-Trick for V-S.Must Buy". Review by Music Aloud said - "After that brilliant start to 2012, Vishal Shekhar continue their good form, spinning off another winner." and rated it 8/10.
The film started filming in May 2011 in Maharashtra. The first look of the film was released on 5 April 2012. It is scheduled to release on 8 June 2012.
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