Santosh Sivan’s New Movie Mumbaikar, Coming Soon


A new Bollywood action thriller movie titled Mumbaikar to be releasing soon later this year.

Vikrant Massey Starring New Movie Mumbaikar’s First Look

Santosh Sivan, an honored cinematographer, and director widely known for his works in Tamil and Malayalam cinema is back with a new project. This new movie titled Mumbaikar is going to be an exciting Bollywood action thriller drama. It is deliberated to have an intriguing plot, flawless direction, and a stellar cast. The various social media posts of the poster release of the movie Mumbaikar by the director himself and its cast members gave enough hints about the movie. The movie incorporates Vikrant Massey and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead along with various other dynamic actors of Bollywood like Tanya Maniktala, Hridhu Haroon, Sanjay Mishra, Ranvir Shorey, and Sachin Khedekar.

Santosh Sivan is a Padma Shree awardee who bequeathed many substantial movies to the Indian cinema. His noteworthy creations are celebrated and admired even years later.  He also contributed to the Bollywood cinema with illuminating movies like Dil Se, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Silsiilay, etc.

Mumbaikar – Movie plot and storyline

This upcoming movie Mumbaikar (meaning a resident of Mumbai) is based on the 2017 Tamil film titled Maanagaram (meaning metropolis) by Lokesh Kanagaraj. Maanagaram is a story of two adult individuals who shift to a metropolitan city in search of a better job and lifestyle. But they soon get jammed up in the venality and lewdness of the city. Do they cope with the new surroundings or get further swamped into the intricacies of the metropolitan city? Well, answers to these could be discovered in the movie only.

Anyhow, Mumbaikar being a remake of this movie could possibly have a similar plot with a few shifts and turns along the way. With its shoot began on January 10, 2021, Mumbaikar is expected to release by the end of this year. Mumbaikar movie is produced by Shibu Thameens, dialogues written by Amit Joshi, screenplay given by Himanshu Singh. Its music is provided by Prashant Pillai. Its cinematography and direction are rendered by Santosh Sivan.

Vikrant Massey bestowed gratitude and appreciation for all the wishes sent to him on his birthday. He even presented the audience with a glimpse of his new project, Mumbaikar. He also tagged the director and other cast members of the movie in the tweet.

Vikrant is currently engaged in the pre-release promotions and online interviews for the upcoming movie Haseen Dilruba alongside Tapsee Pannu and Harshvardhan Rane. This love, lust, and crime thriller movie is releasing next month on 2nd July on the online streaming service, Netflix.