Mumbai: Zee Cinema is all set to air the World Television Premiere of the biggest action blockbuster of the year ‘Saaho’ on 26th January. Directed by Sujeeth, Saaho showcases a power struggle amongst the crime lords to rule over the underworld. This action entertainer gives the audience an opportunity to see the Bahubali superstarPrabhasstep away from his royal prince avatar to don the role of a swanky undercover agent. With a gripping storyline and hair-raising action sequences, this movie marks the debut of Prabhas in Bollywood opposite the stunning Shraddha Kapoor. The movie also features chunky Pandey, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Jackie Shroff in crucial roles. So, this Sunday, get ready to witness the ultimate battle between the underworld and police with the biggest action thriller of the year ‘Saaho’ at 8 pm only on Zee Cinema.
Saaho ropes in some of the best names in the industry like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Guru Randhawa, Tanishk Bagchi and Badshah to create a fabulous jukebox for the movie. With songs such as Psycho Saiyaan, Enni Soni, Bad Boy, and Baby Won’t You Tell Me, the music album of Saaho went on to be a chartbuster. Comprising of a catchy dance number like Psycho Saiyaan, to including Enni Soni which was labelled ‘the love anthem of the year’, to the beautiful diva Jacqueline Fernandez grooving to Bad Boy; Saaho’s music album made sure listeners had the songs on loop.
Commenting on the action sequences in the film, Prabhas said, “While the action element is high in Saaho, the movie is more about doing it with style. We set the bar high as a target and wanted to achieve it with the level of action scenes and VFX. While Hollywood has done it many times in the past, we wanted to be the firstto do it for an Indian audience. So, we made a film that is new and technologically advanced and I hope that the audience watches and loves the movie when it premieres on Zee Cinema.”
Elaborating on her experience in Saaho, Shraddha Kapoor said, “Saaho is my biggest grosser till date and I am cherishing every bit of it. I feel like I am on top of the world as all our hardwork paid off. My experience of working with team Saaho was great and a memorable one. It was an honor for me to work in this film as it was my first multi-lingual film and I am glad I was chosen for it. I am really excited about how it’s going to reach a larger audience through the World Television Premiere on Zee Cinema. Hope everybody enjoys it.”
Set against the backdrop of Waajicity, Saaho narrates the story of the ultimate battle to gain complete power over the underworld. After the sudden death of Roy – the crime boss of Waaji, Devaraj who isthe son of a former don announces himself as the next leader. However, Roy’s son Vishwank foils his plans by inheriting his father’s throne. Amongst all of this, the gangsters try to get their hands-on Roy’s wealth, that is kept in an underground chamber and can only be accessed through a black box, hidden somewhere in Mumbai. On the other hand, a thief (Neil Nitin Mukesh) involved in a series of robbery lands up robbing the black box. This leads to a nationwide man hunt led by an undercover agent Ashok Chakravarthy (Prabhas) along with his team comprising of Amritha (Shraddha Kapoor) and David (Murali Sharma). When the thief is caught, the team is left shocked as they find out the actual truth behind the robberies and stumble upon Saaho.
Watch the World Television Premiere of the blockbuster action movie of the year ‘Saaho’ this Republic Day at 8pm only on Zee Cinema.