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Content more important than the medium: Sumeet Vyas


Press Trust of India Mumbai
Sumeet Vyas, who stars in "High Jack", says he joined the film for its "hilarious, wacky" story.
Sumeet has acted in popular web series "Permanent Roommates", appeared in TV shows like "Rehna Hai Teri Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein", "Chandragupta Maurya" and also played supporting roles in films like "Parched", "Guddu Ki Gun", "Ribbon" and will be seen alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan in "Veere Di Wedding".
"More than the platform the content gives me more satisfaction. More than the medium, the story has to be attractive. This film has fantastic ensemble. This is a hilarious, wacky story," Sumeet told reporters here last evening at the trailer launch of "High Jack"

The film also stars Sonnalli Seygall, Mantra in the lead. It is directed by Akarsh Khurana and produced by Madhu Mantena. The team unveiled the trailer last evening here.
Mantra, who is a stand-up comedian, joked that he was not given any punch lines this time.
"Comedians are never taken seriously but there are few comedians who are taking themselves very seriously. I was told it is a serious character and that I have no punch line in the film," he added.
Nucleya who is known for his electronic music will be composing music for the film.
"High Jack" marks the entry of Viu, an OTT Video Service, into films.
Produced by Viu and Phantom films, the movie will be releasing on April 20 in theatres.

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First Published: Mar 28 2018 | 8:21 PM IST

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