Though, without a doubt, in its later reels, PRINCE takes an entirely different direction, with references to a priceless coin and much more. However, the majority of the first half’s sequences were influenced by the film Hardwired.
Hardwired is a 2009 American science fiction action film directed by Ernie Barbarash and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Val Kilmer. It was written by Mike Hurst and produced by Ernie Barbarash. On November 3, 2009, the film was released in the United States as a direct-to-DVD release.
Kookie Gulati directed Prince, a 2010 Indian Hindi-language science fiction action film. The film stars Vivek Oberoi as the titular amnesiac thief who races against time to find an antique coin and becomes surrounded by several people who want the coin, including three women claiming to be his only girlfriend and is co-produced by Kumar S. Taurani and Ramesh S. Taurani under the banner of Tips Industries.
Aruna Shields, Nandana Sen, Neeru Bajwa, and Sanjay Kapoor also star in the film. Mayur Puri wrote all of the dialogues. Sachin Gupta composed the tunes, while Sameer wrote the words. Sandeep Shirodkar composed the background music. The film was released in theatres on April 9, 2010, along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Telugu.
The film grossed around INR 110 million in its first weekend (Rs. 110 million). It performed well in a few locations and only marginally in others with single screens. Overall, single-screen performance (70–75 percent) outperformed multiplex performance (50–60 percent).