The film is set when Mumbai was apparently ruled by the underworld. While John plays the ruthless gangster, Amartya Rao who rose from the streets of Mumbai, Emraan plays a cop who rose from the ghettos of the city. ‘Mumbai Saga’ boasts of an ensemble star cast that includes, Mahesh Manjrekar, Suniel Shetty, and Gulshan Grover, among others.
Earlier reports were rife that ‘Mumbai Saga’ will be an OTT release.
However, the filmmaker clarified in a statement by saying, “I was certain that I had a story that everyone would love to watch on the big screen, enjoying the company of their loved ones with a bucket of popcorn. And here we are, ready to rock the cinemas with ‘Mumbai Saga’, a story that’s unlike any other.”