February 25, 2017 11:42 IST

Farhan Akhtar's 'Lucknow Central' jail walls are full of inspirational quotes.

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Farhan Akhtar's upcoming film, 'Lucknow Central' has already been creating a buzz owing to its mammoth jail set, taking up a huge space of two acres in Film City. Producer Nikkhil Advani wanted to leave no stone unturned in making the set look as realistic as possible, so he hired a team of inmates to make the jail walls look authentic.
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It was fascinating to see that the walls were full of positive sayings and good thoughts to inspire the prisoners, thereby giving them an opportunity to improve and convert their bad deeds into good ones and start a fresh life.
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Some of the inspirational quotes on the jail walls are: "Achcha swasthya aur achchi samajh sabse bada dhan hai,"
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"Apne jeevan ko badalne ke liye aapko keval ek vyakti ki aavashyakta hoti hai, vah hai aap khud," and "Jab tak aap khud par vishvaas nahi karte, tab tak aap bhagwaan pe vishvaas nahi kar sakte."
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Including these positive sayings on the jail walls is definitely an innovative idea and will be an inspiration to people.
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The first schedule of the film has begun in full swing. 'Lucknow Central' is set against the backdrop of a jail where Farhan Akhtar plays the role of a prisoner and the film showcases how he forms a band along with other jail inmates!