By Hindustan Times
Get set for a trip to Pagalpur with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha as they search for aliens in Shirish Kunder's Joker. Sounds bizarre? The first theatrical trailer of Joker has all this and more. Akshay Kumar plays the role of Raj/Agasthya who's working on a top secret project for creating a device to communicate with aliens.
The film revolves around a village Pagalpur that didn’t find a place in either India or Pakistan at the time of partition.
The village had the distinction of housing the largest mental asylum in the region and in the melee that ensued during partition, the asylum inmates broke loose, drove away the villagers and established their own republic in Paglapur. And that’s how it stayed for the next 60 years! While the world outside changed, Paglapur remained isolated, with no electricity, television or sanity!
Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha's hit pair of Rowdy Rathore is back in Joker, but don't expect fireworks from their chemistry this time as the film is an out-and-out fantasy film. Aliens look cute and the ensemble cast goes with the flow of the film.
The film also stars Minissha Lamba and Shreyas Talpade in key roles.