addicted to smoking and refuses to do anything about it.
when K's wife, Anjali (Ayesha Takia) walks out on him, he decides
to meet Baba Bengali.
a mysterious character, runs Prayogshala, a centre for rehabilitation
from all sorts of addictions and afflictions.
when K meets Baba Bengali, he walks into an agreement which is frozen
because once agreed upon, K can't come out of it.
and desperate, K pushes the buttons, throws caution to the wind
and challenges Baba's beliefs.
lights up once... his car blows to smithereens, with him in it!
And that's just the beginning.
follows is a breathless, smoky game of one-upmanship between the
self-assumed all-knowing Baba and a frantic, unsuspecting man, K.
K realises that he can't escape Baba no matter what he tries unless
he completes his side of the contract.
will happen to K? Is his wife involved in some way or the other
to help K to quit smoking? And does K manage to come out of the
EROS International, No Smoking has all the answers when it releases
this October 2007.
making two highly controversial films - Black Friday and Paanch
- director Anurag Kashyap is back with No Smoking, a venture purely
Bollywood style and sure to be a hit with audience due to it's novel
by Manish Gajjar,
BBC Bollywood Correspondent