'Sonchiriya' promotions: Ahead of release, Sushant to meet real dacoits
Sushant Singh Rajput, who is gearing up for the release of Sonchiriya, is leaving no stone unturned to promote his movie. The movie is based on the dacoits of Chambal, and Sushant plays the role of a rustic and ruthless dacoit. While he stunned everyone with his dacoit look, Sushant will now meet the real daakus of Chambal as part of movie promotions.
'Sonchiriya' team to meet real dacoits soon
Inching closer to release, the makers are promoting the movie in full swing. After intriguing the audience with sneak peeks of the film, the team of Sonchiriya will visit Kanpur to meet the real daakus soon. The team members including Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Ranvir Shorey and Abhishek Chaubey will be catching up with those who inspired the movie. Sounds interesting, right?
'Sonchiriya' is inspired by real stories
The action-packed movie aims to give viewers an insight into the bygone era. This Abhishek Chaubey directorial will give a glimpse of the glorious years of dacoits in central India. Shot in the valleys of Madhya Pradesh, what adds to the interest is the fact that the movie is set against the backdrop of 1975 Emergency. Undoubtedly, cine buffs are quite excited for Sonchiriya.
'Sonchiriya' sparked a controversy for defaming Chambal
Meanwhile, Sonchiriya recently landed into legal trouble after an NGO slammed the makers for showing Chambal in a bad light. Shiksha Mitr Foundation, a Gwalior-based NGO, slapped a legal notice alleging that Chambal, a small town in Madhya Pradesh, has been shown poorly in Sonchiriya. The NGO also claimed that the movie hurt the sentiments of the residents of Chambal.
'Sonchiriya' slated to release next week
Featuring an ensemble cast and helmed by Abhishek Chaubey, known for Udta Punjab and Ishqiya, Sonchiriya presents a rooted tale set in Chambal. Produced by Ronnie Screwvala's RSVP, the movie is slated to release on March 1, 2019.