Produced By: Cinestaan Film Company and Flying Unicorn Entertainment

Directed By: Akshat Verma

Starring: Saif Ali Khan, Vijay Raaz, Deepak Dobriyal, Shobita Dhulapia, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Isha Talwar & Akshay Oberoi


15 Crores

Estimated Budget


1.25 Crores

Our Opening Day Prediction

‘Kaalakaandi’ is a thrilling dark comedy having a motto that every action has a reaction. The film has an ensemble cast starring Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulapia, Shenaz Treasurywala, Isha Talwar, Vijay Razz and Deepak Dobriyal. It is directed by ‘Delhi Belly’ writer Akshat Verma. Here’s why we think this movie will do well at the box office.


‘Kaalakaandi’ is a thrilling dark comedy having a motto that every action has a reaction. As the two and a half minute trailer starts we see Saif having a serious discussion with the doctor, who tells him that he has stomach cancer. Saif who has never consumed alcohol, smoked or taken drugs is completely shocked and decides to now enjoy his remaining life, what follows is a series of events from rave parties to weird costumes which becomes the core of the film. Saif shines in the trailer and has a very good ensemble cast to pull an encore on youth. Akshay Oberoi who falls on a TV, Vijay Raaz and Deepak Dobriyal who are transporting drugs of 1 crore rupees and then there is Kunaal Roy Kapoor and Shobita Dhulapia in a never seen before avatars. Film also stars Shenaz Treasurywala, Nary Singh and Shiv Patel. Akshat Verma who brought a revolution in Bollywood with ‘Delhi Belly’, six years later is back with the bold and humouristic ‘Kaalakaandi’ which is about hope, greed, love, and lust. ‘Kaalakaandi’ releases on 12th January, 2017.


Be it any genre, dark comedies are always fun to watch, as they tell the reality of life, society in a comical manner, which audiences have always liked a lot. This type of genre makes the subject matter light which is generally considered taboo. In the past we have seen movies like ‘Delhi Belly’, ‘Jolly LLB’ (film series), ‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ and many more highly appreciated by audiences especially youth, these type of Dark Comedy or Black Comedy movies has always created a unique position in the minds of people and with good content they have always done well critically and on box office.

Star Cast

The movie stars Sailf Al Khan in the lead who shines in the trailer and promises to entertain the audiences with another remarkable performance, he is well supported by an ensemble cast of Kunal Roy Kapoor, Sobhita Dhulapia Shenaz Treasurywala, Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar and supported with wonderful actors like Vijay Razz and Deepak Dobriyal.


The music of the movie has been given by Sameer Uddin and the song “Swagpur Ka Chaudhary” written by Akshay Verma is becoming popular day by day. BuzzBollywood Trade Magazine