Varanasi is known for its culture. The city attracts people from all over the world for its spiritual mood.
Manish Tiwary's film is a love story which is set in the backdrop of crime affected area.
The story is said to be a gritty thriller which takes its cue from William Shakespeare's 'Romeo And Juliet'.
Prashant Narayanan will be seen as a passionate group leader in 'Issaq'. Apparently, he is playing a ideology driven rebellion in the film.
Varanasi has always attracted the filmmakers. The city gives the cinematographers beautiful landscapes to capture in their frames.
Prateik Babbar is getting big budget films but he is yet to prove his acting skills. He will be hoping for a good finish in 'Issaq'.
Ravi Kishan, Evelyn Sharma, Makrand Deshpande and Rajeshwari Sachdev are also playing pivotal roles in 'Issaq'.
The basic storyline of the film revolves around two rival families, and they get into a difficult situation when the youths of both the families don't find each other loathsome.
Recently released 'Raanjhanaa' was also set in Varanasi. Prateik Babbar thinks 'Issaq' can be a turning point of his acting career.
Manish Tiwary has earlier directed 'Dil Dosti Etc', which starred Shreyas Talpade in the lead role. It was based on the campus politics of Delhi University.
The trailer of 'Issaq' looks interesting but these days films can't be judged on the basis of just their trailers. The real verdict will happen in the court of audiences on July 26, 2013.
'Issaq' has been directed by Manish Tiwary , and features Prateik Babbar and Amyra Dastur in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to be released on July 26, 2013.