Shot extensively in Mumbai, Goa and Thailand, the film is a thriller set against the backdrop of gambling. While Sachiin plays a Goan boy Francis, who wears his heart on his sleeve, Sunny plays Maya, a smart casino manager.
Both the actors has some steamy scenes in the film, and what further adds spice to the plot is the shades of grey to each character. There is an interesting cast, with Naseeruddin Shah in the picture too, where all of them have only one real goal, the jackpot, which is a briefcase with cash.
'Jackpot' is a fast paced comedy con full jhol film, which is shown in 10 chapters spread out over 10 days. Each chapter or day is about 10 minutes long. It is set in the world of casino boats and gambling in Goa, which has backwaters, peace, silence and a lazy river.
'Jackpot' is a fast paced action thriller that involves lots of comedy, and twists and turns in plot. The movie is set entirely in Goa, mostly on the rivers and backwaters. It is also told in reverse - first we see what they do, and then we see how they did it. In other words, this is like a murder mystery - first we see the murder itself, and then we see how it was planned. In this story - first we see the heist and then we see how it was planned.
This provides a new and novel way to tell a story, which is quite contemporary, urban, young, fresh and funny. It's a universal story about greed, trust and love, and is narrated in a fast and wild manner with song, dance and action.
Starring Sunny Leone, Sachiin Joshi, Naseeruddin Shah, Makrand Deshpande and others, the movie is written and Directed by Boom fame Kaizad Gustad, and is produced by Sachiin Joshi's wife Raina.
Jackpot is all set to release in theatres on December 13, 2013.