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Assam’s Local Kung Fu star Kenny Basumatary turns Bahadur in Yaara

Kenny Basumatary, who is best known for directing the Assamese martial arts comedy film Local Kung Fu, starred Yaara’s trailer was released on July 13th, 2020. The movie will premiere on July 30th, 2020.

Except for Basumatary, Vidyut Jammwal, Amit Sadh, Vijay Verma, Shruti Haasan, and Sanjay Mishra also starred the film, which has been directed by ace filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia.


During a telephonic conversation, Basumatary, who played the role of Bahadur in the film, said, “Feeling proud that finally, the film is going to be premiered on July 30th, 2020. This is my first Bollywood film where I played the lead role.”

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A remake of 2011 French movie Gang Story, Yaara revolves around the friendship of four criminals – Phagun, Mitwa, Rizwan and Bahadur – who are part of the Chaukdi Gang. It traces their rise and fall.

The trailer gives a sneak peek at the friends’ coming-of-age and the crimes that they commit. It hints at things going awry and Phagun and Mitwa parting ways, only to meet again after 20 years when Mitwa gets arrested. Despite the fallout, Phagun tries to free Mitwa for old times sake. Will this rekindle their lost friendship, or will it lead to bloodshed?

Yaara is the first Bollywood film where Kenny worked as lead actor. Earlier, he worked in Mary Kom, released in 2014, Raagdesh (2017), Shanghai and Phata Poster Nikla Hero.

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