'Hijack' will work, says Kunal Shivdasani

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Although Apoorva Lakhia's film on terrorism "Mission Istanbul" failed to set the box office registers on fire, Kunal Shivdasani is confident about his directorial debut "Hijack" that also deals with the same subject.

"It is a film on terrorism, but the story deals with the emotional attachment between a father and a daughter. That's made it different from other films on the same issue," Shivdasani, told IANS.

After making over 300 ad films, Shivdasani has ventured into filmmaking with "Hijack". He has teamed up with Shiney Ahuja, Esha Deol and debutant Kaveri Jha in the movie, which is releasing Aug 29.

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