Luzira. Escape from Uganda

Genre : Thriller
Type : Fiction
Column : Cinema/tv, Fashion, History/society
Year of production : 2014
Format : Short

The lives of a middle class Indian family living in Kampala are thrown into turmoil when the housewife finds herself embroiled in a murder plot. Shika Samuel (played by Indian National Award winner Rima Kallingal) pursues her hobby of fashion design and opens a boutique at the Garden City Mall. She suddenly falls prey to a conspiracy and is faced with the double murder charge of her close friend Angel Mathews (Indian Star, Tashu) and the Mayor's daughter, Audrey (played by Miss Uganda 2013 1st Runner up Anita Kyarimpa). Husband, Jay Krishnan (Vijaay Babu) attempts to secure her release from Luzira Maximum Security Prison where she's being tortured that is orchestrated by a well-wisher (Award Winning Tamil star Partiban) from the Indian community. The film essentially revolves around her attempt to escape from prison and from Uganda.

A film by Rajesh Nair

Starring: Michael Wawuyo, Sam Bagenda, Jose Chameleone & Anita Fabiola

Michael Wawuyo (as Inspector Michael Morais),
Wilberforce Mutete (as Jailor),
Sam Bagenda (as Mayor),
Jose Chameleone (as Don Dada),
Rima Kallingal (as Shika),
Parthieban (as CK),
Vijaay Babu (as Jay).

Directed by: Raajesh Nair

Produced by:
Girisch Nair
Gautam Nair
Sera Nair

COMING SOON To Cinemas This November 8th, 2014.

Production companies
Vaya Films
River Nile Motion Pictures (RNMP)

Distributed by
Kalasanga, KAS & Right

Release dates
29 November 2013

Country: India
Language: Malayalam
Budget: INR 6.50 Cr

RNMP is promoted by an established business group that has had a presence in Africa & the Middle East for over 22 years, with successful leadership in the Information Technology, Realty and Education sectors.

RNMP is focused upon developing the sub-Saharan African film industry, by producing and distributing world-class cinema and television content. The content will be entertaining and relevant...

Movie will be showing at Century Cinemax @Acacia Kisementi, The Hub @ Oasis Mall, Cinemagic @ Metroplex Plaza, Naalya and Cinemax @ Ham Plaza Makerere.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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