Manish Vatssalya’s ‘Scotland’ to premiere directly on ShemarooMe


ShemarooMe Box Office has announced the direct release of Manish Vatssalya’s directorial Hindi Film ‘Scotland’. True to its promise to deliver a bouquet of unreleased Bollywood and regional films, ShemarooMe Box Office has witnessed immense popularity with its initial release ‘My Client’s Wife’, and now is back with its second release – ‘Scotland’.

‘Scotland’ is a story of a wronged father deciding to get back at four criminals who rape his daughter; the film is inspired from real incidents that keep popping up in newspapers. It holds a mirror in front of society by confronting us with the heartbreaking reality of violent crimes against women in the country. The intense thriller has already won hearts of many film buffs With ShemarooMe Box Office; it finally makes its much awaited debut on Indian screens. The movie also holds a special mention since the background score and songs have been sung by the multi-talented, Arijit Singh.

“It was indeed an honor to make a film with a socially relevant message. To find it standing among Hollywood as well as foreign cinema’s best just swells the team with pride”, reveals director Manish Vatssalya. He adds, “I am glad that the audience will be able to watch our film through an incredible platform such as ShemarooMe Box Office. The lockdown is pushing us to become a digital universe and ShemarooMe Box Office is the right initiative for the era we are moving towards”.

Scotland features a troupe of fresh faces like Khushboo Purohit, a much-celebrated former contestant of popular reality show ‘Dance India Dance’ and Chetan Pandit, known for his commendable work in movies like A Wednesday and Dilwale. The movie Scotland also stars director Manish Vatssalya himself. In a unique casting coup, the makers even discovered Adam Saini, an ex-Scottish cop making his debut in the Indo-UK production.

Adam Saini has snagged 11 best actor awards in various festivals for his role. “As a common man, catching the eye of a director was a fairytale chance. Manish made me very comfortable in front of the camera, so much so that I never felt I was acting”, shares the newcomer. On his film premiering on ShemarooMe Box Office, he says, “I’m a huge buff of watching films and shows online; and it seems destined that Scotland finds a home at ShemarooMe Box Office, thus guaranteed an audience that appreciates top quality cinema.”

Earlier, ShemarooMe Box Office had streamed Sharib Hashmi starrer ‘My Client’s Wife’. The film sparked immensely positive word of mouth on social media. If the buzz around Scotland is anything to go by, ShemarooMe surely has another winner on its hands. The platform has managed to strike the right chord among audiences, with more and more netizens swearing by the portal.

‘Scotland’ is produced by Zainia Ibourek and Manish Vatssalya starring Khushboo Purohit, Manish Vatssalya, Chetan Pandit, Adam Saini and Daya Shankar Pandey releases on ShemarooMe Box Office on the 7th of August 2020.