The wait is over!
The first official trailer of Dedh Ishqiya is out, starring Madhuri Dixit, Huma Qureshi, Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi, in the lead roles.
While the film mark the return of Babban (Arshad Warsi) and Khalujan (Naseeruddin Shah) from the original, Madhuri and Huma are the new entrants. Yes, the sequel of 2010 hit Ishqiya is without Vidya Balan.
Madhuri Dixit plays Begum Para in the film, and has a very strong character with many layers. Her dancing skills too have been put to test with Dedh Ishqiya.
The film has a distinct Lucknowi feel to it. It also features some steamy scenes between Naseeruddin Shah and Madhuri.
The trailer sees two of the characters, played by Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi, having a conversation over a drink, when Naseer saab educates him about the seven stages of love, which are dilkashi (attraction), uns (attachment), mohobbat (love), akidat (trust), ibadat (worship), junoo (madness) followed by maut (death).
Produced by Vishal Bharadwaj, Dedh Ishqiya is slated to release on January 10th, 2014. Watch the trailer now.