Baadshaho (Kings) is an Indian periodheist film written by Rajat Arora, directed and co-produced by Milan Luthria. It features Ajay Devgan, Ileana D'Cruz , Emraan Hashmi, Vidyut Jammwal, Esha Gupta and Sanjay Mishra in the lead roles. The film is a thriller set in the emergency Era of the 1975-77. The film released worlwide on 1 September 2017.
Directed by Milan Luthria Produced by Bhushan Kumar
Written by Rajat Arora Starring Ajay Devgn
Music by Tanishk Bagchi
Production company T-Series
Vertex Motion Pictures
Distributed by T-Series Films Release date 1 September 2017 Running time 124 minutes Language Hindi Budget ₹65 crore Box office Movie is still in Theatres
Ajay Devgn as Bhawani
Ileana D'Cruz as Rani Gitanjali Devi
Emraan Hashmi as Dalia
Esha Gupta as Sanjana
Vidyut Jammwal as Officer Seher
Sanjay Mishra as Tikla
The songs "Mere Rashke Qamar" and "Socha Hai" ("Kehdoon Tumhe" from 1975 film Deewaar) are recreations for the film by lyricist Manoj Muntashir and composer Tanishk Bagchi. Their originals were written by Fana Buland Shehri and Sahir Ludhianvi, and were composed by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khanand R. D. Burman respectively.
The makers earlier announced their worldwide release as 26 January 2017. But later upon the request from producers Ritesh Sidhwani and Rakesh Roshan of the films Raees and Kaabil respectively, Bhushan Kumar moved the worldwide release date to 12 May 2017. Later in early December 2016, Devgn announced 1 September 2017 as the worldwide release date.