Vishal Bhardwaj : Rangoon Not Inspired By ‘Casablanca’

Well Known filmmaker, who is constantly receiving reviews for his film Talvar, clarifies that his next upcoming " Rangoon " is not inspired by 'Casablanca'.

“I never said it (‘Rangoon’) was inspired by Casablanca, but it was from the same period and during World War II. It was also a love triangle. I thought of it as a reference but now it is getting tagged with it. It’s good if people are thinking in that way,” Vishal said.
Vishal said “It is a love story based in the 1940s in the backdrop of World War II. In history very few people know that India was also involved in the war. On the Burma border the British Indian army was fighting against Subhash Chandra Bose’s INA (Indian National Army), who were then with Japanese army and Indians were killing Indians at the Burma border.”, when asked about the story.

Rangoon stars Saif Ali Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut and is scheduled to take off in early 2016.

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