The film “Ishqiya”, starring Vidya Balan , Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi, is being produced by Vishal Bhardwaj and directed by Abhishek Chaubey. The music is composed by Vishal himself and the lyrics have been written by Gulzar.
“Ishqiya” is a story of romance between individuals caught in a web of crime, suspense, passion, and deceit. Two thieves are on the run from their boss. They seek refuge with an old friend, and instead meet his widow. As they plan their escape, their time spent together draws the duo to her. The film explores basic human emotions as influenced by desire, greed and revenge.
“Ishqiya” is slated for release on January 22, 2010.