Vivek Oberoi speaks about his upcoming film ”Mission Istanbul”

July 11th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI  

Ekta Kapoor

Mumbai, July 11 (ANI): Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi spoke about his upcoming adventure film ”Mission Istanbul” in Mumbai.

Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor, Sunil Shetty and Shabbir Boxwala produce the film ”Mission Istanbul” which is written and directed by Apoorva Lakhia.

Lakhia is known for his films like Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Ek Ajnabee and Shootout at Lokhandwala.

Lakhia’’s film stars Vivek Oberoi, Shriya Saran, Zayed Khan, Sunil Shetty and Shabbir Ahluwalia besides many others.

Mission Istanbul is the story of a journalist being played by actor Zayed Khan who is offered a job by Suniel Shetty in Istanbul .

Bollywood actor Zayed Khan who had put on 11 kilograms and weighed 75 kilograms for the first time in his life spoke about his hectic workout schedule at the news conference.

Vivek Oberoi who made his debut in Ram Gopal Varma’’s film ”Company” essays the character of Rizwan Khan in this film.

When I was shooting for ”Shootout at Lokhandwala” and Apoorva gave me script of ”Mission Istanbul” and asked me how do you like it? I said yes. So he asked me what role you would like to play. I said Rizwan and only Rizwan Khan, said Vivek.

He further added that he had really worked hard for this film and was excited about it too.

My expectations are that we have worked really hard and we had tried to tackle a really difficult subject of global terrorism, a difficult subject and I hope that the people go out and see the film and enjoy it. I also want them to see Rizwan Khan and enjoy him, added Vivek.

Music of the film has been rendered by Shamir Tandon, Chirantan Bhatt, Anu Malik and Mika Singh, while plethora of singers like Kunal Ganjawala, Sunidhi Chauhan and Mika Singh have leant their voice for the film.

The film is slated for a July 25 release. (ANI)

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