The Legend of Michael Mishra

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The Legend of Michael Mishra
The Legend of Michael Mishra Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byManish Jha
Produced byKishor Arora
Shareen Mantri Kedia
Written byAnshuman Chaturvedi
(Dialogues)
Screenplay byManish Jha
Story byManish Jha
Radhakrishnan
Sneha Nihalani
StarringArshad Warsi
Aditi Rao Hydari
Boman Irani
Kayoze Irani
Gulfam Khan
Kunal Sharma
Sharat Sonu
Music bySongs:
Meet Bros Anjjan
Som-Raul
Abhinav Bansal
Rishi-Siddharth
Ujjwal-Nikhil
Background score:
Rishi-Siddharth
CinematographyManoj Soni
Edited byNipun Ashok Gupta
Production
company
Eye Candy Films
Wave Cinemas
Release date
  • 5 August 2016 (2016-08-05)
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi

The Legend of Michael Mishra is a 2016 Indian Hindi comedy film written and directed by Manish Jha. It is produced by Kishor Arora and Shareen Mantri Kedia of Eyecandy Films. The film stars Arshad Warsi, Aditi Rao Hydari, Boman Irani and Kayoze Irani.[1] It was released on 5 August 2016.[2]

Cast[edit]

Filming[edit]

The shooting of the film began on 5 January 2014 in Mumbai.[4]

Release[edit]

The film was released on 5 August 2016. The film was banned in the state of Punjab and Haryana following protests over a dialogue in the film referring to Maharishi Valmiki.[5]

Music[edit]

The music for the film is composed by Meet Bros Anjjan, Som-Raul, Abhinav Bansal, Rishi-Siddharth and Ujjwal-Nikhil while the lyrics have been penned by Kumaar, Alaukik Rahi, Abhinav Bansal, Amitabh Ranjan, Manish Jha and Ujjwal-Nikhil. The music rights are acquired by T-Series. The first song titled "Luv Letter" was released on 18 July 2016 while the full album was released on 21 July 2016.[6]

No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Luv Letter"KumaarMeet Bros AnjjanMeet Bros, Kanika Kapoor3:40
2."Ishq Di Gaadi"Nikhil, Ujjwal, AkashUjjwal-NikhilKartik Dhiman3:49
3."Phir Tu"Abhinav BansalAbhinav BansalSakina Khan3:57
4."Nikhatoo"Amitabh RanjanSom-RaulSom Riggs3:37
5."Filam Shuru Hui Hai"Alaukik RahiRishi-SiddharthRishi-Siddharth2:57
6."Nikhatoo (Remix)"Amitabh RanjanSom-RaulSom Riggs2:35
Total length:20:35

Reception[edit]

Critical reception[edit]

The Times of India gave a rating of 2 out of 5 stars to the movie.[7] The Indian Express gave a rating of 1 out of 5 stars.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Arshad Warsi begins shoot of 'The Legend of Michael Mishra'". indianexpress.com. 5 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  2. ^ "The Legend of Michael Mishra 2016". Bollywoodhungama.com. Archived from the original on 8 July 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Gulfam Khan plays Aditi Rao Hydari's aunt in upcoming film". Mid-day. 10 February 2014. Archived from the original on 15 June 2018. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Arshad Warsi begins shooting for 'The legend of Michael Mishra'". indiatvnews. 5 January 2014. Archived from the original on 7 January 2014. Retrieved 8 January 2014.
  5. ^ "After Punjab, Haryana govt bans 'The Legend of Michael Mishra' - Times of India".
  6. ^ "The Legend of Michael Mishra (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) - EP by Meet Bros Anjjan, Som-Raul, Nikhil-Ujjwal, Abhinav Bansal & Rishi-Siddharth on iTunes". iTunes Store. 21 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  7. ^ "The Legend of Michael Mishra Movie Review, Trailer, & Show timings at Times of India". Archived from the original on 4 October 2016.
  8. ^ "The Legend Of Michael Mishra review: What were they thinking?". 5 August 2016. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016.
  9. ^ "The Legend of Michael Mishra review: This legendary bore does not deserve Arshad Warsi - Firstpost". 5 August 2016. Archived from the original on 8 September 2016.

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