| Pushpendra Misra|
Ghoomketu is an upcoming Bollywood comedy film, directed by Pushpendra Misra. The film features Nawazuddin Siddiqui as the protagonist. The actor will be seen in a comic role for the third time in his career after Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Freaky Ali.
The film also features filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who will be seen in a full-fledged comedy role of a police officer. The film is being produced by Phantom Films and MSM Motion Pictures.
The story revolves around an aspiring writer (played by Siddiqui) who travels all the way from Lucknow to Mumbai to be a part of films.Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Amitabh Bachchan in a Special appearance
Ranveer Singh in a Special appearance
Sonakshi Sinha in a Special appearance
Nawazuddin Siddiqui was first selected to play the lead role in the film. During the launch of the film, director Pushpendra Misra said that, "I wanted to make this movie only with him (Siddiqui) in the role." Anurag Kashyap was also roped in to play a lazy police officer in the film. Initially, few reports claimed that Huma Qureshi and Richa Chaddha would also play pivotal roles in the film. Qureshi's presence in the film is not confirmed yet but Chaddha has confirmed her presence in the film. She will play a cameo role in the film. Television actress Ragini Khanna will also be seen in a role opposite Siddiqui in the film. Lyricist Swanand Kirkire is playing the role of Siddiqui's uncle in the film. Singer-actor Ila Arun is also playing a role in the film. The makers are also planning to include an item song in the film. Amitabh Bachchan will also be seen in a special appearance in Ghoomketu.
The film was mainly shot in Ahraura in Mirzapur district, near Varanasi. In January 2014, Anurag Kashyap said in an interview that, "We have shot almost the entire film, except for few portions and the last few portions will be shot in Mumbai."