City Lights, directed by Hansal Mehta, is an official remake of the British film Metro Manila (2013). The story revolves around a poor farmer who comes to the city of dreams Mumbai, in search of a livelihood.
The film was originally supposed to be directed by Ajay Bahl of B. A.Pass fame. However, due to creative differences, he was replaced by Hansal Mehta. The film is produced by Vishesh Films and Fox Star Studios.
City Lights is slated fro release on May 30, 2014.