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Sonchiriya shot in MP valleys with over 400 people replicating life of dacoits
The makers of Sonchiriya, bracing hardships to make the film more authentic befitting the 1970’s era, have made it with more than 400 people taking part in the shooting in remote valleys in Madhya Pradesh.
Sonchiriya is shot in the remote areas and villages where there were no basic facilities, so the cast and crew of 400 people became a gigantic task for the makers, who are keen to perfect the film with authenticity as it was required to get the raw and rustic vibes.
Since the story is set in the Chambal district, the characters learrned the Bundelkhand dialect and to prep and get the fluency, the cast was insisted to converse in that language on set, even during the breaks.
The story of Sonchiriya is set in the 1970s showcasing a small town ruled and dominated by dacoits. Multiple gangs fight over the struggle to attain power. The cast dons fierce avatars in sync with the theme of the film.
Starring Sushant Singh Rajput, Bhumi Pednekar, Manoj Bajpayee, Ranvir Shorey, and Ashutosh Rana in lead roles, Sonchiriya presents tale set in the era of dacoits.
Sonchiriya promises to be a power packed action film giving a glimpse of the glorious years if dacoits in central India. Shot in the valleys of Madhya Pradesh, Sonchiriya presents an ensemble cast with an intriguing storyline.
Directed by Abhishek Chaubey who has earlier presented ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Ishiqiya’, ‘Sonchiriya’ presents a rooted tale set in Chambal. Producer Ronnie Screwvala who has not only presented blockbusters but also award-winning films is all set to present ‘Sonchiriya’.
The movie is slated to release on 8th February 2019.