Mastram Cast & Crew:
BannerBohra Bros Pvt. Ltd, Jar Pictures
Release Date09 May 2014
ProducerAjay G.Rai, Sanjeev Singh Pal
Star CastRahul Bagga,
V K Sharma,
Music DirectorSaurabh Kalsi, Yo Yo Honey Singh
CinematographyGavemic U Ary
EditorApurva Motiwale, Ashish Mhatre
DialogueAkhilesh Jaiswal, Gunjan Saxena
Mastram is a "fictional biography" film directed by Akhilesh Jaiswal starring Kapil Dubey and Rahul Bagga. The film is about a reluctant pornographic writer who aspires to be a litterateur, is inspired by the anonymous author of popular pulp fiction and sex stories in Hindi, only known as Mastram. These books sold at railway station stalls and small roadside and pavement shops in North India through the 1980s and 90s. Jaiswal who was the screenwriter for films like Gangs of Wasseypur (2012), makes his directorial debut with the film.
The film also marks the debut of actress Tara Alisha Berry. The film also features rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh's Gujarati Single "Achko Machko" and is also the theme song of the movie's trailer which was released on Feb 14, 2014 by Bohra Bros on YouTube.
The film premiered at Mumbai Film Festival in October 2013, ahead of its theatrical release on May 9, 2014