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New Trailer and Poster for Rajat Kapoor’s RK/RKAY

New trailer for Kapoor's filmmaking fantasy.

In the tradition of Being John Malkovich and The Purple Rose of Cairo, writer/director Rajat Kapoor's RK/RKAY is a meta comedy that sees Kapoor play a filmmaker whose lead character (also played by Kapoor) escapes from his movie and into the real world. The film also stars Mallika Sherawat, Ranvir Shorey, Chandrachoor Rai and Manu Rishi Chadha.

RK/RKAY is in US cinemas and virtual cinemas from May 14th. A UK/ROI release has yet to be announced.

Check out the trailer and poster below.

The official synopsis reads:

RK is a filmmaker (played by Rajat Kapoor), making a new movie in which he also plays the lead character of Mahboob. With a high-maintenance actress as the female lead (Mallika Sherawat), the film-within-a-film is a retro tribute to Indian cinema of the 1960s. When shooting wraps and the editing begins, RK has a sinking feeling that the film is not going to come together, that this time he has really screwed up. Sure enough, one afternoon RK gets a call from the editing room – something terrible has happened. Mahboob has "run away, out of the film" and has somehow entered the real world.

Mahboob is fleeing from the film's cartoonish killers when RK finds him (with the actor embodying both seamlessly in the same absurdist scenes) and brings him home to his wife and kids (who were hoping the movie stars Johnny Depp). Mahboob has no idea where he is from, or that he is any different from people around him.

rk/rkay poster