Yet, the plusses in Lucknow Central outnumber the weaknesses.
Lucknow Central will make you laugh and cry, and will leave you with memories that last long after the film concludes.
But Kishan faces his biggest obstacle when the barbaric jailor (Ronit Roy), a staunch opponent of reforms, gets a whiff of his plan.
Inspired by true incidents, 'Lucknow Central' revolves around five jail inmates who dream of freedom, with Farhan Akhtar's Kishan repeatedly asserting lines like: "Bande qaid hote hain, sapne nahin,' or 'Shehar chote hote hai, spane nahi.'
An aspiring singer from Moradabad, Kishan wishes to form a music band, but ends up in jail after being inaccurately accused of murder.