As Lootera clocks 10 years of release in Hindi cinema, producer Ektaa R Kapoor says it surpassed all expectations and that it has become a timeless masterpiece even though the movie wasn't considered as ‘quintessential entertainment’.
Speaking about Lootera, Kapoor said, "Ten years ago, when I made Lootera, at that time, it wasn't seen as quintessential entertainment. But I had a vision- a vision of a film that would steal everyone's heart. Today, on its 10-year anniversary, I am proud to say that Lootera surpassed all expectations.
"It has become a timeless masterpiece, reminding us all that good movies stay in public consciousness. This film holds a special place in my heart, and I am grateful for the opportunity to have brought it to life."
The film is based in the 1950s against the backdrop of the Zamindari Abolition Act by the newly independent India. It revolves around a young con man posing as an archaeologist and the daughter of a Bengali zamindar.